Creating of the American constitution

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SURNAME1NameCourse InstructorCourse NameDateCreating a Constitution: United States of AmericaThe early seventeenth century was mainly characterized by a monarchical rule whereby powerwas controlled by one person and his say was the last. At that time, they did not believe inhaving a constitution for it was a norm that monarchy was the way to rule. 1787 was a year ofchange as the declaration of independence was signed. It was accompanied by many changes forpeople were beginning to fall apart and the nation begun fighting amongst themselves. APhiladelphia convention is done where a group of fifty leaders met to discuss a way forward.Their intention was not to make the constitution but to come up with a better way of making thenation survive. George Washington was appointed to head the meeting and therefore, they beganthe discussions (Almond 4).Limited government was one a principle that was manifested in the new constitution.Previously there was no power of taxes and therefore, the people lacked proper security andbusiness people faced piracy problems. It was therefore up to them to come up with laws thatwould allocate certain committees power. James Madison the

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