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The Constitution The Constitution Right from the beginning of its creation the constitution of the United States has been a shaky document The very basis for it being there was in fact illegal The story of American politics starts with the Declaration of Independence This document was brilliantly written by Thomas Jefferson and compacted all of the great ideas of enlightenment into one short easy to read paper The declaration stated all of the ideals the new American nation would strive for A constitution was needed as a way in which to fulfill those goals The articles of confederacy were created as that constitution However they were weak because no state wanted to give away any of their powers and so the articles eventually failed That is when the modern day constitution was starting to form The Articles of Confederacy stated that in order to change any part of the document all thirteen states must agree to the change Therefor a meeting was called so that they could amend the failing articles However representatives from two of the states did not show up Even though not all states were represented the meeting started and the first vote was to totally throw away the Articles of Confederacy The constitution wasnt formed yet and it was already a flawed document Because not all states were represented when the articles required it the constitution was an illegal document The delegates working on the constitution new that they needed a stronger document because the articles proved too weak but it still needed to please all of the states This was impossible So what ended up happening was the new ducocument became more and more vague The only way to create a document that would pass was to make a document which didnt really solve any problems but make each state believe that there problems would be fixed This was accomplished by making it so that it
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