Have you ever heard about the constitutional convention? Well we have! And we are here to tell you about it
The constitution is the law of the land and it was created at the Constitutional Convention
Things were not going well in the US after the Revolutionary war. The law that they had was the Articles of Confederation and it was ineffective.
The Articles were fixed at the...
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The Constitutional Convention took place from 1787 to 1789. Delegates from the colonies came together to make a better government. It was written by James Madison. Think of a bunch of nerds going to Comicon to brainstorm a comic book.
They planted the seeds of our current government!
They outlined the government objectives; securing the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The three branches of government were developed as were the checks and balances to keep them in line.
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Many amendment are heavily debated today.
Even though there is a hot debate, many of the principles outlined 229 years ago are still relevant today.