The Constitution for All and All for the Constitution....!!

Essay by jennyradcliffeHigh School, 11th gradeB, November 2005

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All the states were connected by the Articles of Confederation but it gave the central government no power. This specific document that would unify our states and make it stronger is the constitution. As a proud federalist I support the constitution because it can provide a strong central government, help protect the people's natural rights and also check and keep our government balanced.

We need a strong central government in which the people can contribute and benefit without many problems. Our government became stronger with the help of a unicameral Congress. Congress is able to borrow money, wage war, and create treaties needed to keep the peace within nations and send representatives to defend each state. These of course would benefit our country greatly because Congress for example can borrow money which will help our country pay off other debts or aid our country in the time of a war or need.

Also Congress can control foreign affairs with other countries which will help us rest at ease without having to deal with it ourselves.

The people need justice. We the people need domestic tranquility. We need to walk outside and trust that our country and we are safe. What we need is a Bill of Rights. We need a Bill of Rights to defend our natural born rights, to maintain our safety and security. We need these written rights to insure us of our life, liberty and our own pursuit of happiness. With the Bill of Rights we are safe and most importantly we have freedom. We have freedom of speech, press, religion, right to a trial by a grand jury and safe from being searched or seized without a warrant. We are safe now, are we not?

In order for the people to be secure of their...