How the United States Constitution Was Created
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How the United States Constitution Was Created

With the Declaration of Independence, the 13 American colonies began to wage war against the British government. The only problem was that each of these colonies had their own ideas of how to govern. How could they fight a war together if they were not united? What if they defeated the British? What then? The […]

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A constitutional convention: How well would it work? (1979) | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From the nation’s capital, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents Public Policy Forums, a series of programs featuring the nation’s top authorities presenting their differing views on the vital issues which confront us. Today’s topic, “A Constitutional Convention: How Well Would it Work?” Peter Hackes: The politicians and the pollsters these […]

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The Constitution Of The United States (Article 1)
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The Constitution Of The United States (Article 1)

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article. I. – […]

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