The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction Setting & Symbolism

Floyd G. Cullop
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The Constitution of the United States

The Constitution of the United States is a document that serves as the basis for the structure of the United States government from the federal level to the powers bestowed upon the individual states. The Constitution was not the first document drafted outlining the formation of the United States government. The first document was the Articles of Confederation, a system that was against a core government. The Articles of Confederation had many flaws and was eventually discarded in favor of a central government. The final draft of the Constitution was written by Gouverneur Morris, designed to be easily understood, removing any chance of misinterpretation. The Constitution stands as the oldest living Constitution still in effect in the world today.

The Constitution was signed by delegates of the individual states, some of which were also the founding fathers. These include George Washington, Alexander...

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