The United States Of America

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The United States of America is well known throughout the world for tis democracy ant the freedoms of its citizens. Since declaring its Independence from Great Britain rule in 1776, the United States of America has undergone a continuous effort to maintain law and order. In order to create a strong federal government with a system of check and balances the Constitution was proposed and ratified. The Constitution of the United States became the Supreme law of the land. (The Constitution) "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America." The preamble to the Constitution declares to provide for the common defense, to promote general welfare and secure the blessing of liberty. Consequently the Constitution has limitations on the government to protect the fundamental rights of it citizens. (The Constitution) These Fundamental rights can be found in the Bill of Rights, with ten amendments that provide United States citizens with freedom of speech, religion, while protecting them from unreasonable search and seizure and assuring rights of speedy trial by a jury of one’s peers. (The Constitution) When a constitutional right has been violated by a law, United States citizens can bring such matter to court…

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