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TOPICS: What immediate problems were the Founders facing?; They felt “a more perfect union” would establish justice by honoring debts, removing animosities between citizens, states, and foreign nations, thus putting us on high moral ground individually and publicly.
The Preamble’s “establishing justice” was meant to rectify injustices practiced by the States under the Articles of Confederation. Why is it so important that foreigners are treated justly?
Through The Constitution, Lesson 8: Establishing Justice – Justice is The Foundation of Civil, Commercial, and Individual Relationships
Let’s explore the meaning of this most precious concept.
The Voting Rights Act – By Daniel W. Sheridan (Twitter: @DanielWSheridan) #OTD, February 26, 1869, the Fifteenth Amendment, granting African American men the right to vote, is passed by Congress. “The right of citizens of the United States to vote … Continue reading
Is the union conditional? What did Lincoln say? What did Davis say? Who was right? The Founders gave us federalism.
Through the Constitution, Lesson 6: A More Perfect Union – The Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
How anger clouded early Americans’ judgment and almost ruined the states; Benjamin Rush’s observations; The weaknesses of the Articles; John Jay’s observations.