Founding Fathers Symbolism

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The Constitution today is a symbolism of American. It shows how we broke away from British rules and formed our own type of government. The Constitution is held proud in American and is essential because it shows documentation of what our rights and liberties are. The Founding Fathers motives in creating the constitution were to create a more democratic society. For example limiting the power of government insuring we all have domestic tranquility, and ways to create a unbiased government. The impact of these decisions was a more equal society and a uniform government.
One of the main motives for creating the Constitution was to immediately replace the Articles Of Confederation. This was because they granted too little power to the central government and didn’t unify the nation. The Articles of Confederation were created with a unicameral legislature, no judicial or executive branches were involved at the
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The importance of having citizens participate in the government is so that there is a fair share of views on what should be happening in our Government. When the Founding Fathers created the constitution, one of their motives was to promote general welfare. Before the government could make a decision of what the people wanted they needed to be able to see what they cared about. Mr. Mason argues, “ It ought to know & sympathise with every part of the community; and ought therefore to be taken not only from different parts of the whole republic, but also from different districts of the larger member of it.” (Chp. 5 Pg 102). This is where having rights to vote, freedom of speech, petition, and religion come into play. The government needed to consider all rights of every class of people in order to maintain domestic tranquility. By having equal rights across any race or gender it gives chances to see what “The People” felt was

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