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The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States. The Constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of government. Its first three articles entrench the doctrine of the separation of powers, whereby the federal government is divided into three branches: the legislative, ...

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Article 6. Section 1. All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.

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The U.S. Constitution established America's national government and fundamental laws, and guaranteed certain basic rights for its citizens. It was signed on September 17, 1787, by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, presided over by George Washington. Under America's first governing document, ...

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Summary of the US Constitution. 1 uscitizenpod.com. The Preamble. The Preamble lists the reasons that the 13 original colonies separated from their mother country, and became an independent nation. We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, make good government & ...

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The Constitution was a spare document, providing few details about how the U.S. government would run itself. It explained the rough organization of the three branches, how they would interact with the states, and how the document could be amended. Filling in the details was left to future leaders.

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Mar 4, 2010 ... This page is like a synopsis or summary of the Constitution, article by article, amendment by amendment. This should not .... First, it guarantees that the United States under the Constitution would assume all debts and contracts entered into by the United States under the Articles of Confederation. It sets the ...

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The Constitution of the United States of America Preamble Annotations We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice,

www.sos.arkansas.gov/educational/teachers/ABCsCitizenship/5-2-Att1-US-Constitution.pdf

5. Lesson 5-2 —Voting Rights & Responsibilities. Arkansas Builds Citizens. Attachment 1. The United States Constitution. A Summary of the Constitution of the United States. Preamble. Reasons for the Constitution: The people of the United States made this Constitution and put it into practice for the following reasons:.

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Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation.