The Constitution Of The United States

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In 1787, our founding fathers came up with a few principles that would establish what we now know as the United States of America. These principles were put on paper to serve as a guideline for how the United States would be operated and structured. This historical piece paper became known as the Constitution of the United States. In the Constitution, a Preamble is implemented at the beginning that essentially tells what the founding fathers set out to do.
“We The People, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty … “ (Preamble, U.S. Constitution)
The Preamble that was applied within the Constitution became the platform that led to different limitations each state would have. The limitations were quoted by articles, amendments, and sections to provide a professional and limited governmental scheme on what was expected from each state. As the Constitution was ratified in 1788, a set of guidelines known as the Bill of Rights was implemented as well. The difference is that the Constitution provided structure as to how the whole set up of our system of government would be ran. So essentially, the Constitution states the appropriate amount of houses needed to make up Congress, what powers Congress will have, and what powers the President will have. The Bill of Rights served as rules towards what the federal government was limited to do.
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