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How to Create a Government?

Summary: In order to have a government that does not have uneven power, the constitutional powers were separated into three groups: The legislative branch, executive branch, and the judicial branch. The legislative branch function is to enact laws.
How do you create a new government? That question was being asked by the congress. They did not want a too strong government, because that was what they were running away from. So the congress made the Articles of Confederation, written in November 1777. But it did not work because it gave states to much power and a weak union between strong states. And because of too much power to the states, the articles did not work. So the congress went to work again and formed the constitution. The framers, who were the people who made up and signed the constitution (which means a framework for a government). The constitution is basically our government rules written on paper. It was a drastic change from the Articles, but was accepted quickly because people wanted to have an effective central government.

The constitution begins with the preamble "We...

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