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The Constitutional Convention: A New Government System

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During the beginning of the United States, many changes were brought upon the government, the most prominent one being the Constitution. When America had just been founded, the first government put into place was the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation created a weak central government by providing more power to the states and their people. Quickly discovering the articles were unable to provide a strong government for the United States, the Constitutional Convention was created to compose a new government system. Together, the Constitutional Convention created the United States Constitution. The Constitution used checks and balances to ensure none of the three branches of government abused their power. Eventually, the
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