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The American Constitution: Why it was necessary The United States after gaining its independence from the British was finally free to govern itself. However, the countries were not unified and thus operated as independent states. The Articles of Confederation, which were America’s first constitution, was considered to be weak and thus, there was need for a stronger government. Initially, the Articles of Confederation did not provide for a president or a judicial system. The Congress managed majority of the affairs. Therefore, for the purposes of having a stronger and stable government, a Constitutional
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Surname 2 Convention was set up to develop a stronger and centralized government. The Constitution was needed to create a unified front that will hold the 13 states together even as other states joined later. The Construction and Composition of the Constitution The delegates to the Constitutional Convention had been given the mandate and responsibility by the Congress to amend the existing Articles of Confederation (Foner 263). The
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