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Constitutional - Constitutional Government The Constitution is the Supreme Law of the Land A constitution legally establishes government authority

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Constitutional Government The Constitution is the Supreme Law  of the Land   A constitution legally establishes  government authority. It gives them the  power to act on our behalf and it also  limits the power they have over their  citizens. 
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U.S. Constitution 1787 Influenced by many Documents The Magna Carta 1215  The Mayflower Compact, 1620  The Colonial Charters, 1630-1732  The Charter Oak Affair 1685-88 The Articles of Confederation  1781-1789 The Declaration of Independence 1776  
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Articles of Confederation   fell short Financial difficulties could not be managed Interstate Commerce was unregulated  Tax Collectors and land owners were at  odds and finally debtors open rebelled  against creditors  Shay’s Rebillion 
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The Declaration of Independence The first Continental Congress was a  convention of delegates from 12 of the  original 13 colonies 
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST/POLS 1301/2301 taught by Professor Drbrown/prof.alexander during the Spring '08 term at Dallas Baptist.

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Constitutional - Constitutional Government The Constitution is the Supreme Law of the Land A constitution legally establishes government authority

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