The Accomplishments Of The Founding Fathers

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Election Day… is the day of people coming together as one to vote for our future. It’s also the day where society host festivals, fireworks, and bring hope to all. This is just the highlights to cover the struggles that the founding fathers have created to bring resolution to our nations. To understand and appreciate how electing begain we would have to go back in the late 1700s were the founding fathers created the Electoral College. The Electoral College is a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. The design of the electoral college was that each State was allocated a number of Electors equal to the number of its U.S. Senators (always 2) plus the number of its U.S. Representative. This arrangement built upon an earlier compromise in the design of the Congress itself and thus satisfied both large and small States. What was not allowed was that members of Congress and employees of the federal government were specifically prohibited from serving as an Elector in order to maintain the balance between the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. The electoral government has been developed in so many ways to improve our laws and to have peace with our nation. In the year of 1801 and 1825 the Constitution provided for a contingent election by the House of Representatives, with each state delegation casting a single vote. This is a big deal because neither candidate

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