Why The Constitution Began

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The United States Constitution is the bases of which our country was founded and the freedoms there in were developed by the people. This long detailed document is something that is rarely thought of by the people in present society, but with out it what would our society truly be? How would businesses run? How could consumers trust businesses? This paper will address those questions, as well as the major question of why the constitution was drafted in the beginning. The constitution of the United States was drafted in September of 1787 and later ratified in June of the following year. The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme law of the land. This means that any law—whether federal, state, or local—that conflicts with the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional and, therefore, unenforceable. (Chessemen H. 2007) In order to control these laws throughout all the land, the division of power was divided up into three different branches. The first branch is the legislative branch. This branch is in place to come up with the laws. The second branch is the executive branch, which has the power to enforce the laws. The third…show more content…
This is a simple matter of conflicting opinions as to what was right and what was wrong. Especially in the business world, things could not be left up to the ethics of individual people. Someone had to determine when things had escalated beyond ethical issues. According to the US info website and derived from the worldbook encyclopedia, the constitution establishes the form of the national government and defines the rights and liberties of the American people. It also lists the aims of the national government and the methods of achieving them. Previously, the nation's leaders had established an alliance among the states under the Articles of Confederation. But the Congress created by the Articles lacked the authority to make the states work together to solve national problems. (Worldbook
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