United States Constitution Essay | The Us Constitution

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The Us Constitution

Summary: The Constitution was written by tying together ideas that influential people came up with in documents such as the Mayflower Compact and the Magna Carta. These two documents along with the contract and compact schools of Jurisprudence helped create the foundation of our government and the writing of the Constitution.
In February of 1787, the Continental Congress met in Philadelphia to revise or replace the Articles of Confederation. This revision was necessary to fix the problems the newly independent states were having. Fifty five delegates attended the convention such as James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Roger Sherman. These delegates included the two schools of jurisdiction, compact and contract, into the Constitution to help make it one of the most important documents ever written.

A compact school of jurisprudence is a tightly bound set of laws by which a society lives by. It is sacred and not changeable because it comes from God and the guidance of the Holy Scripture. An example of one such compact is the Mayflower Compact of 1620. This was the government that the Pilgrims set up and lived by when they arrived at Plymouth Massachusetts. This compact helped to set way for some of the...

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