The Constitution: The Creation Of The Constitution

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When reviewing the creation of the Constitution, one would find that its creation was not a foregone conclusion. Prior to the Constitution, the Founding Fathers developed the Articles of Confederation as a general outline of organizing the government and its powers. As time went on, political leaders faced issues that involved amending the Articles of Confederation. After editing the document to protect the Americans’ rights, the leaders needed the support of the states, which all had different ideas. To start off, “states convened special conventions comprised of popularly elected representatives to vote on ratification” (Lecture 5). “A fierce public battle ensued, producing hundreds of pamphlets and newspaper articles and spirited campaigns
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