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Elections Have Consequences–So Does the Constitution

October 5th, 2013 Comments off

In the early days of our country, it became obvious that the Articles of Confederation was an inadequate governing document.? The early leaders had declared our independence and fought the Revolutionary War to rid our country of domination by the King of England and the unreasonable demands of the British government.? The Articles provided for a weakened central government with each state retaining its individual rights.? Under the Articles, each state had one vote, but the government had no power to enforce what few laws it supposedly had the authority to make.? So a Constitutional Convention was called for the purpose of writing a new governing document for our young county. Read more…

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