Philadelphia Constitution

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2 The constitution drafted in Philadelphia had diverse impacts on the natives. The constitution required joint ratification from diverse stakeholders in the states. Each state produced a representative to the convention of the constitution’s ratification. In this convention, the state representatives sought to evaluate the key implications of the constitution. This analysis would give a basis of the constitution’s approval. Nevertheless, the convention brought diverse reactions from the state representatives. In the drafting of the constitution, members from all the states participated. The individuals emerged equally from both the small and large states of America. They all had a common objective. They sought to protect life, liberty as well as property in the land. This is the general view that propagated the drafting of the constitution in Philadelphia. Definitely, the general perspective would cover the specific issues in the land. The constitution would definitely focus on the issue of state representation. This is equitable to the issue of state powers in the land. The general objective as well housed the issues of slavery. In a definite note, the constitution was a remedy towards slavery. It advocated for the abolition of slaves importation in the land. This was a dominant response of the constitution towards the issue of slavery. The general perspective of these individuals also covered the issue of taxation. Generally, the drafting of the constitution had significant impacts on the alarming issues in the land 1 . The constitution drafted in Philadelphia had an impact on the states’ powers. Initially, the states lived in immense inequality. The co-existence amid the states was immensely incongruent. Sovereignty of the states emerged to be an alarming issue. This was definitely before the drafting and ratification of the constitution. Sovereignty imbalance was an evident and dominant feature 1 Wilson, James Q. 2012. American government: brief version . Boston: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.
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3 in America. In this era, federalism had not taken root. The states focused on independent merit in
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course LAW 123 taught by Professor Prof.wells during the Spring '11 term at Brooklyn Law School.

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