To What Extent Is the Constitution of the Us Counter Revolutionary?

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To what extent is the Constitution of the United States a ‘repressive’ Document? The Constitution of the United States of America was the solution to fix the weaknesses that Articles of Confederation had caused the United States. The Constitution not only helped the United States gain more power but it also unified the states and creates a sense of nationalism. The Constitution eradicated any justification that the United States was weak and inferior. However, there are some constituents of the constitution that suggests that the constitution is not as honorable as it may seem. To what extent is the Constitution of the United States a “repressive” document? Certain aspects of the constitution exhibit how the authors of the constitution…show more content…
The previous passage proves that the constitution’s ideal representative that holds some sort of power and status in government need to be educated and wealthy. To sum it up, those who are already in congress are those who decide who’ll be apart of government, and make decisions that will affect our country. This will further create a division amongst classes and tension between the upper and middle class will diverge from one another. Since the senate decides who is to be elected into The House of Representatives, they ultimately elect the wealthy, educated upper class to be in power. Also, for a bill to become law complex procedures are necessary; that is the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the President all need to formally accede the bill prior to legalization. The House of Representatives and the Senate are permitted to veto the bill if they deem it unnecessary. “The Congress shall have power…To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this constitution in the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof.” (Article Once, Section Eight) Therefore, if Congress feels that a certain point should be mandated, they could essentially make

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