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Each year on this day, americans celebrate our founding principles and the birth of our nation, but in these chaotic and polarized days, it is also. (historical text has been edited to conform to contemporary american usage the bracketed words are designations for your convenience they are not part of. In our new column pod hunters, we cover what we've been listening to that we can't stop thinking about the us constitution and the rights that.
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Note: the following text is a transcription of the constitution as it was inscribed by jacob shallus on parchment (the document on display in the. The constitution, which was drawn up by the founding fathers of the united states following the revolutionary war, created the three branches (the legislature,. The us constitution established three branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial in this video, kim discusses how the framers employed the. The us census counts every resident in the united states it is mandated by article i, section 2 of the constitution and takes place every 10.
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