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What does it mean when the American experiment has been used to describe the found father creation of the new constitution?
There are many ways to informally change the Constitution since the founders left many elements of our government open to interpretation. One method is via the elastic clause …found in Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 of the Constitution. This clause gives Congress the ability to pass any law deemed "necessary and proper" for carrying out it's expressed powers. For example, nowhere in the Constitution did it specify that the federal government had the power to establish a national bank but it did any way. When this action was challenged by the in the federal courts in the case of McCulloch v. Maryland (1819), the U.S. Supreme Court had to determine if this action by Congress was legal under the Constitution. The government argued that since it had the powers to tax, borrow, coin money, and spend it is implied that they have the right to establish a national bank since this would make their job related to these areas much easier. The Court agreed and the Constitution was informally changed. Another informal method of changing the Constitution is through the development of political custom or tradition. For example, nowhere in the Constitution does it mention anything about a President having a cabinet to assist him in making decisions. This was developed over the years by president's themselves as the need for assistance and advice arose. The most famous is Andrew Jackson's so called "kitchen cabinet" and once this custom was set this form of meeting has become a regular fixture for presidents present and future.
Which of these serves as an introduction to the US Constitution and outlines the founding fathers intentions regarding the Constitution's meanings?
The Preamble serves as an introduction to the Constitution.
The goal of the founding fathers for the new government under the US Constitution are contained in the?
Improvements in interstate commerce. To solve the problem of trade war among the states, the Constitution gives Congress the power "To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, …and among the several States, and with the Indian tribes." The word "regulate" meant, at that time, to make regular, or uniform. The clear intent was to give Congress the power to prevent the kind of discriminatory trade practices among the states noted above
They wrote the Bill of Rights
Founding fathers Basically, the Founding Fathers wanted a new constitution because the government under the Articles of Confederation proved to be unstable and in…efficient. The document provided very little structure in terms of a federal government. Each state used their own currency and there was little unity. Finally, with Shay's rebellion in Massachusetts and no standing army to counteract it, the Founding Fathers came to the conclusion that a new government and constitution needed to be drawn up which would give America a stronger federal government while still preserving state's rights. More input from FAQ Farmers: * The Founding Fathers wanted a new constitution because the current government of the Articles of Confederation was not working due to the balance of powers between state and federal governments. The document gave state governments too much power and left the federal government helpless in both defending and caring for American interests. This eventually led to almost no unification of the states. Two parties emerged. The federalists, who lobbied for a strong central government, and the anti-federalists who emphasized state and individual rights. The two parties compromised and worked together to ratify the new Constitution that granted more power to a federal government and granted less power (but still protected) to the states. * After the Shay's Rebellion, the Fouding Fathers realized how weak the Articles of Confederation was. The federal government was powerless to stop the rebellion and Congress had little power. Some weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation included that was no chief executive, Congress had no power to tax citizens directly, no power to draft an army, had no national court system, no power to settle arguments among states, and many more. This led to the Constitutional Convention (started by Alex Hamilton), where the AoC was scrapped and a new constitution was written.
Because they had just fought an entire war to break away from a strong, distant, central government. So you can see how forming a strong central government might have been a b…it of a scary idea to these men.
George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Adams
preserve unalienable rights. It ain't perfect but with time our descendants have the choice to make it better.
The Founding Fathers made a new Constitution between May and September of 1787. It was adopted on September 17, 1787 and then sent to the states for ratification. It required …9 of the 13 states to become the law of the states. That happened on June 21, 1788 when New Hampshire ratified. Within 5 weeks, Virginia and New York ratified. NC in 1790 and RI in 1791
The original constitution, the Articles of Confederation, was extremely weak. Its only success was in establishing laws for new territories. It did not provide guidelines to h…ow to pay off war debts, how to pay Revolutionary soldiers, collect taxes, or how to protect the U.S. from other countries. The national government was so weak under these articles that there was no way to address any of the problems facing the new nation.
Precisely that, a government whose form, structure and powers were defined by a written constitution so that it could not usurp more power than had been granted it by the peop…le. Michael Montagne In order to have a clear and just conception of the nature and object of government, it is indispensable to understand correctly what that constitution or law of our nature is, in which government originates; or, to express it more fully and accurately, that law, without which government would not and with which it must necessarily exist. Without this, it is as impossible to lay any solid foundation for the science of government, as it would be to lay one for that of astronomy, without a like understanding of that constitution or law of the material world, according to which the several bodies composing the solar system mutually act on each other, and by which they are kept in their respective spheres. tyler
Answer . They should have abolished slavery and given all Americans, men, women, former slaves the right to vote. They should never have created the Electoral College. All …Presidents should have been elected by popular vote.