The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction Quotes

Floyd G. Cullop
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"The first plan of national government the United States had was not the Constitution, but a plan called the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union."
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"Until the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, the states had been under the rule of England, and at the time were fighting the Revolutionary war to remain free."
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"The main body of the Constitution is divided into seven blocks called articles."
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"Since the Civil War there have been no direct taxes other than the income tax and those collected in the District of Columbia."
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"Since 1913, when the 17th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, senators have been elected by the people."
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"Each house makes the rules for its proceedings, punishes its members for disorderly behavior, and with a two-thirds vote may expel a member."
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"If a bill was introduced in the House of Representatives and passed...

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