The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction Themes

Floyd G. Cullop
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Unity

The Constitution was written to unite the citizens of the New World and allow them to form a government that represented their needs and ideals, while allowing them to shun the tyrannical rules of England. This unified effort to create a new country is what gave the founding fathers and the citizens of 13 colonies the ability and strength to beat seemingly unbeatable odds.

Maintaining unity in the new government was equally as important as developing a government that would be effective and beneficial to all.

Unity was jeopardized when the states could not agree on certain aspects of the new government. The Articles of Confederation had not worked, and therefore it was necessary to write a new document that would effectively allow the country to be governed under a set series of laws. There were fears that creating a central government would once again take away the freedom...

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