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Constitutional Provisions

Tenth Amendment

Following the drafting of the original Constitution in 1787, the document met with considerable resistance by Anti-Federalistforces both in state ratifying conventions and in…

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Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment was one of three articles added to the Constitution in the wake of and in response to the Civil War and…

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Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation together with the Declaration of Independence formed the first national compact of the United States of America. Following ratification of…

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Amendment Process

The Constitution of the United States, as originally written, contained only 7,000 words. However, the authors recognized the necessity of amending the document. The Articles of Confederation,…

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U.S. Constitution

The U.S. Constitution created a federal structure in which power is shared by the national government and the states. As part of what Alexander…

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