The Constitution Of The United States

2761 Words Aug 5th, 2016 12 Pages
In this world we live in the Amendments to the Constitution of the United States is very important. Without the Amendments Constitution to protect us, the citizens our rights, this world would be very hard to live in. I am glad that the Constitution is around and available, thanks to our Founding Fathers, we have a rulebook for almost everything we can think of. To me, the most important part of the Constitution is the Amendments, as it should be there to protect us the citizens. My focus on this essay is our Second Amendment, to find out the real meaning of it and our rights. I am here to dissect the real meaning of the second Amendment “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed”. What does the statement really mean? How are we protected by the Second Amendment? Was the Second Amendment made for us in mind or for the government’s own protection? That’s what this research paper is all about, I’m here to find out everything and anything I can.
According to the Keeping the Republic textbook, the founders did not pass the Amendment for the concerns of our freedom. On Page 140 of the textbook, it shows a breakdown of what they exactly had in mind. It shows that the government created the Bill of Rights political documents more of fear that a powerful national government will coercive power of the state for it’s own end. So yes, we have our Amendments, but there is always…
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