Essays Tagged: "framers"

Constitutional Democracy

nstitution of the United States guarantees us the right to do this, and to live democratically. The framers attacked tyrannical government and advanced the following ideas: that government comes from ... the national government; that men are born equal and should be treated as equal before the law. The framers of the U. S. Constitution sought to make these ideas the governing principles of a nation. C ...

(7 pages) 141 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Law: Gideon vs Wainright

The framers formed this country with one sole document, the Constitution, which they wrote with great wi ... t, a fair trial of the accused was a right given to the citizens along with other equities that the framers instilled in every other facet of this country's government. These assurances of the citizen ...

(8 pages) 134 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Decetralization of congress

71Fiorina, Morris "The Rise of the Washington Establishment" American Government Ed. Peter Woll.The Framers' of the United States' Constitution created a divided government and delegated power to each ... achieve their own ends rather than their fellow man thus perpetuating their own self-interests. The Framers of the Constitution acknowledged this, and used this innate human characteristic to benefit ...

(7 pages) 116 2 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Concealed-Carry Weapon permit - a right or a privledge

ved from citizens to servants, how did my rights turn to privileges, and how would the founders and framers of my country feel about this.Citizens of this country are protected by the Bill of Rights. ... Do you think that they would suffer at Valley Forge to produce a country as the one they left? The framers and founders of this country not only fought for our freedom but they created the Bill of Ri ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ways the executive branch of the U.S. goverment, through various laws and acts, gained power over the legislative and judicial brances.

er to keep the government from becoming too powerful and endangering the liberty of its people, the framers of the United States' Constitution endorsed the implementation of separation of powers so th ...

(7 pages) 202 2 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Reading the Constitution.

and Dorf make it clear that the idea that the Constitution should be interpreted based on what the framers original intent was is not the way to read the Constitution, it takes much more than that. T ... d make wise decisions that are not entirely based on their own beliefs, the original intents of the framers made generations ago, or the expectations of the public now.In the case Planned Parenthood o ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

History of the judiciary system of the United States, and important figures who helped shaped this system.

The judicial system of the United States of America was first established by the framers in the Federal Convention in Philadelphia (1787). Delegates agreed that a national judiciary ... tments over time. As recorded by James Madison in his journal of the Constitutional Convention, the framers did not spend much time writing Article III because they thought that although an establishe ... r or vague charges of treason. Alexander Hamilton wrote that the judicial system established by the framers was by far the weakest branch of government and the "least dangerous." Although it was the i ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

This essays is about iron triagle and issue networks,the powers of presidency, how a bill becomes a law, and the powers of Congress

and trying to solve it.2) Fully discuss the powers of the presidency. Be sure to give examples.The framers want to have a strong central government and they don't want give the president too much aut ... ll be vested in a President of the United States of America."In Article II in the Constitution, the framers gave the president a few tasks that can be still use today In section 2 of Article II, it me ...

(3 pages) 93 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison's views on the interpretation of the Constitution (DBQ)

stitution (Doc. A). He believed that the Constitution was made the way it was purposely because the Framers knew that that was how the country could best use it. An example of how he was a strict cons ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Civil War-Causes.

union of all the states. There was one problem though: there were a few fundamental issues that the framers could not agree on. These issues included slavery and state vs. federal power. Since the fra ... on from the Union became a larger threat as they felt more pressure from northern abolitionists.The framers of the Constitution all had their own ideas of how power should be distributed between state ...

(8 pages) 183 2 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Interstate Commerce Clause: How the Supreme Court Interpreted It Over.

with the Indian Tribes" (Burke). As important as those powers are, that is a stretch from what the "Framers" had mind. The States were to have majority of legislative power and the powers of the Feder ... Government can regulate the firings under the Commerce Clause.This interpretation is not what the "Framers" of the Constitution had in mind. It would not make much sense for them to take all that tro ...

(10 pages) 101 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Discuss how the framers created a strong government limiting its own powers and those of the people.

When the framers created the constitution, they created a division of powers that where divided between Natio ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"The Community implied by the constitution and declaration of independence"

c', they left out detrimental issues and portions of the population. Because holes were left by the framers of this country, the community intended in the beginning may be somewhat different if put in ... nstitution," these dreams are made real through the laws that created this independent country. The framers of the constitution may have visualized a community back then, that when placed in today's c ...

(6 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Constitution Explained

es the "Why" of the Constitution. Why is this document in existence? It reflects the desires of the Framers to improve on the government they currently had (to be "more perfect" than the Articles of C ...

(10 pages) 176 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Out With the Old; In With the New: The Banishment of the Electoral College

ens to be heard, the Electoral College must be abolished.The Electoral College was developed by the framers of the American Constitution.(Electoral College) This is a very old way of electing Presiden ... rmers of the Americas would vote for just anyone and not have any just reason for doing so.(EC) The framers of the Constitution also developed the Electoral College as a compromise between allowing Co ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Necessity of a New Constitution

icles of Confederation. Though scholars such as Thomas Jefferson would disagree, I believe that the framers of the American Constitution made a necessary step towards a working democracy when they bro ... constitution to give the national government these powers. Rather than follow their guidelines, the framers of the constitution created an entirely new document, that continues to define American gove ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay about Mandates and Federalism, from AP Government class. Great analysis with bibliography.

s with respect to at least some governmental activities, and whose existence is protected. When the Framers devised this political system their goal was to protect personal liberty and create a separa ...

(3 pages) 57 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

1. What impact did the slave system have on the condition of poor whites in the South?

have a little hope to improve their poor living condition. Among the poor, most of them were either framers or slave. In addition, they enable the permanent stable workforce not only in agriculture bu ...

(2 pages) 28 1 2.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Homestead Act

ness however, was not taking into account conditions on the frontier. I also think that the eastern framers did not consider that some of their land was too large for irrigated farming and too small f ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Articles of Confederation vs. The US Constitution

s gave their approval. This was a main problem with the Articles. One of the main problems that the framers had was giving to much power to one particular branch or person. They did not want what happ ... ive. In the Articles the chief executive was only the head of meetings. He had no power because the framers were afraid of someone being the chief executive and ruling tyrannically like a king. There ...

(5 pages) 67 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government