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    Introduction This paper evaluates resources using three pieces of literature. All three literature works are on the topic of single parent families. It focuses on the emotional, physical, and mental effects between single parents and their children. The first evaluation is an article from a website. The title is “Single-parent families” and has no author. The second evaluation is on a magazine article, “Understanding Single Parent Families” by Kirsten Schuder from Lifestyle magazine. The final evaluation is on a peer-reviewed scholarly journal article. The title is “Employment, Work Conditions, and the Home Environment in Single-Mother Families” by Christy Lleras. I will evaluate each of these resources following specific guidelines. The guidelines serve as a tool in evaluating resources to determine information that is reliable, credible, and reputable. Website Critique Content & Coverage The article “Single-parent families” published in the Encyclopedia of Children’s Health is intended for the general population. It provides much information on statistics on different family types in the U.S., but does not go into further detail. The information provided is very general. Because the source is a collection of various resources and provides commentary on primary sources it is considered secondary in nature. A list of resources is provided,…

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    Article Five of the Constitution dictates the process by which an amendment becomes part of the Constitution. First, an amendment may be proposed either by Congress with a two­thirds majority vote in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, or by a constitutional convention called for by two­thirds of the State legislatures. All 27 amendments that have been ratified were proposed through Congress. After being approved by Congress, three­fourths of the states must affirm the proposed…

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    America to form a new government, which is known as the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of the Confederation were America’s first form of self-government. Though the articles of confederation were in some cases successful. The overall effectiveness was destratuos, many times the articles of confederation was tested through circumstances and failed. For example, there was no executive branch to enforce any acts passed by Congress. During its short lifespan, the Articles…

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    There are seven articles in the Constitution. They are all very important and shape the US Constitution. The “framers” wrote detailed descriptions while establishing each branch because they want the government to remain honest, and for the power to remain in the hands of the people. They even anticipated the changes that would need to happen and set up a system that allowed changes to be made. The seven articles go through and explain what power each branch hold and how they can use that…

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    After procuring independence from Great Britain, the new nation decided to establish their own government. The Articles of Confederation (the first written constitution of the United States) had many weaknesses and therefore, the Constitutional Convention was held to amend the Articles of Confederation. It was rewritten and the Constitution was inaugurated. The Constitution established a strong federal government as well as basic and essential laws. It divided the government into 3 branches (the…

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    independence against the British sparked a growing need for a stronger government. Therefore the Continental Congress drafted the Articles of Confederation in 1777. “The Articles of Confederation was the first written constitution of the United States” (Give Me Liberty 249). Before the articles there had been no republican government of any kind. “The local loyalties outweighed national patriotism, and John Adams was quoted saying, we have no Americans in America” (Give Me Liberty 248). This…

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    The Articles of Confederation was the first official Constitution of the United States in the years after the revolution. Now although articles were weak in the sense that it was a joke of a government to other nations and they had no power over the colonies (because it was purposely made weak), there was some strong points that actually made it ineffective government especially when it came to foreign relations, economic condition, and Western lands. There is one thing that made the article…

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    government set up by the Constitution was the second attempt at an American government. The first American government, which was in place during the Revolutionary War and for almost ten years afterwards, was the Articles of Confederation. Like many first attempts, the Articles of government had some good ideas and meant well, but it was poorly executed. When delegates gathered in Philadelphia in 1787 to revise the Articles, they ended up creating a new constitution. The delegates from the…

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    Article 5 Analysis

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    Article 5 of the Constitution demonstrates that in order for a convention consisting of structural modifications to the Constitution, two-thirds of the states dictate to call a convention, whereas amendment to the Constitution requires the approval of thirty-eight states. According to New York Times Correspondent Michael Wine’s in his news article Inside the Conservative Push for States to Amend the Constitution, Republicans are striving to meet the requirements of Article 5. The overall…

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    Post revolution America, was a time of turmoil despite America’s victory. The colonists, now free from Britain’s rule had a great deal of work ahead of them, making decisions on how exactly the country should be run with their newfound independence. The founding fathers faced this adversity with the creation of the Articles of Confederation, and in it was everything the states ever wanted with the states retaining a considerable amount of power. Nevertheless, although the Articles of…

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