Essays Tagged: "Constitution"


Abortion has been one of this country's most controversial topic onhand. But if one sees the constitutional infringement to women by therestriction of abortion, the torment to the unwanted chil ... not being able to have abortions.All human beings are given some inalienable right guaranteed by theConstitution. One of those privilege is the right to pursue happiness. Ababy can sometimes disrupt a ...

(1 pages) 100 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


ncils in Java, and group communities concils outside Java.The government of Indonesia is based on a constitution written in 1945. A president serves as the head of government. The president apionts a ...

(3 pages) 229 2 4.1 Nov/1992

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Writing of the American Constitution

The Writing of the Constitution A constitution is the legal structure of our political system, establishing gove ... The nation's founders , fifty-five men , met in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787 to write a new constitution and to form a new government. George Washington was elected chairman of the convention. ... ton as president of the convention, Governor Edmund Randolph of Virginia presented a draft of a new constitution .The Virginia Plan proposed a two house legislature. A lower house directly elected by ...

(2 pages) 114 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

US Congressional study

say that Congress is the most powerful of the three. The Congress is defined by Article One of the Constitution. Briefly, this article creates the Congress, and gives them the power to, among other t ... eate the nations courts, support the armed forces and mmaintain a state militia. Article one of the Constitution alos gives Congress the power to do anything necessary and proper to do all of the abov ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Explain the impact of the Articles of the Confederation on the Constitutional Convention of 1787. How were the imperfections of the Articles ‘corrected’ with the new constitution?

is essay discusses how the imperfections of the Articles of Confederation were corrected by the new constitution. In order to understand the magnitude and multitude of the deficiencies of the Articles ... mmon concerns and preserving the general tranquility, it must be founded…"14In May 1787, the Constitutional Convention opened in Philadelphia. "The delegates who assembled …had to establ ...

(7 pages) 524 3 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


trying to help our nation get on its feet, a series of problems faced the nation. When framing the Constitution they developed several constitutional principles of government which have become fundam ... r, but they also wanted to avoid trampling the rights of the states. In 1787 political leaders held Constitutional Convention to confront the crisis, and this historic meeting produced the principles ...

(4 pages) 388 3 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

What it means to be american to me

r pride in our country? Could it be our culture and style? Maybe our liberties granted to us by the Constitution? Or is it our differences that bring us together? The definition of an American is very ... n" is a "citizen of the United States." This citizen has certain unalienable rights outlined by the Constitution, including the freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the right to vote for our le ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Should the consitiution be ratified? Why or why not?

It is very vital that the Constitution be ratified. The government is in a state of near anarchy. The Constitution is a compil ... dence, and the U.S. Bill of Rights. All of these great documents were used in the making of the new constitution. It provides for the good of a nation, as a Union. Although some are yet to become full ... ced, it is only a matter of time before their opinions are swayed.Anti-Federalists believe that the constitution is flawed. They argue that there is no separation of church and state. However it has b ...

(3 pages) 83 0 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Evolution of the Franchise: Voting Through the Years. This essay explicates the evolution of who our government has allowed to vote and how changes came about

"The first constitutional principle of our people is their right to make and ultimately (one hopes) to correct ... Sutherland (Ross, 258). This right of the individual citizens is demonstrated in the concept of the constitution as a living, changing document. When our founding fathers formed our government, with t ... ng document. When our founding fathers formed our government, with the governing document to be the constitution, one of the main issues was the ability of the constitution to be able to evolve and ch ...

(3 pages) 93 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Failure of the Noble Experiment: The Prohibition. This essay is about the US's prohibitin from 1920 to 1933, how it started, and why it failed.

ut constructively."President-elect Herbert Hoover (1928)"The Eighteenth Article of Amendment to the Constitution? is herebyrepealed."Twenty-first Amendment to the Constitution of the United States(193 ... n Party, and together the three organizations were able to push for the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution.On midnight of January 16, 1920, the Eighteenth Amendment was put into effect. The year ...

(7 pages) 181 1 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

An Analytical Essay of Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury.

eir mistakes, so the incident cannot happen again; and finally, The Declaration of Independence and Constitution, because this is a good way to demonstrate what a good government looks like. If I had ... upon their past history, so they can learn from past mistakes. To their society it would be like a constitution or form of written government. It would be equivalent to our constitution today. I beli ...

(4 pages) 201 2 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Answering Americas Call. The role of America today

to her call. Every different time period has had it's own call, from the days of Jefferson and the Constitution, to the days of Kennedy and the Vietnam conflict. What is this generation's call? With ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

This essay discusses the second amendment right to bear arms. It also has a cited source at the end

free to keep and bear arms.In addition, upon examining the Ninth Amendment (the enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the pe ... se of arms) to defend and protect this life, then this right has been disparaged.At the time of the Constitution's inception the framers, all "men" in a "man's world," clearly gave little thought to a ...

(2 pages) 121 1 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

How will our future be? discribes the future perspective in short for computers and internet

we want to do with our lives and will the right of every individual be respected, as written in the constitution. There is no way I could be forced to believe otherwise. Our society today is made to d ...

(3 pages) 154 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Federalism vs. Anti-Federalism. Who could set rules and regulations for The States?

Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and others like them, set upon the arduous task of building a constitution, and governing body that would stand the test of time and serve the American people. As ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Caine Mutiny, Evaluating the Performance of a Government

was hard for the sailors aboard the ship to appreciate the form of government and their leader.The constitution for many countries, hold the rules (may be written, or not written) to which a governme ... consented to. If a government is fulfilling its basic functions, then it is properly following the constitution, but if it isn't ensuing the constitution, then the fundamental purposes aren't being a ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Wars of the unification of Germany

The two powers then sent an ultimatum to Denmark on January 16, 1864 demanding a withdrawal of the constitutionof November18 (which incorporated Schleswig in Denmark) within 48 hours or face military ...

(7 pages) 137 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Pros and Cons of Judicail review

e power given to Supreme court justices in which a judge has the power to reason whether a law is unconstitutional or not. Chief Justice John Marshall initiated the Supreme Court's right to translate ... the case of Marbury Vs. Madison, in which he declared the Supreme Court as the sole interpreters of Constitutional law. This is one of the sole purposes of the Supreme Court of the United States. Many ...

(4 pages) 107 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

American Bill of Rights Origin. This paper is comparing the American Bill of Rights, The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citzen, and the English bill of Rights.

Bill of Rights.The Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that f ... ill of Rights limited the monarch's power, and increased the parliaments. Amendment eight of the US constitution, which states there shall be no cruel and unusual punishments, is exactly like amendmen ...

(2 pages) 190 0 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Recent controversial topic of the pledge of allegiance

What is Constitutional?The Constitution. A document that was written over two hundred years ago two outline ... years ago two outline the ideals and principals of a nation. During the past few years parts of the constitution itself have come under fire, and other things in our nation, such as prayer in schools, ... urse of our nation. The Supreme Court ruled that separation of Church and State, as outlined in the constitution, should separate all forms of the church from the schools. It is understandable that su ...

(3 pages) 151 1 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues