Originally Posted By: Senator Hatrack
The Constitutional Convention of 1787 was held because the Articles of Confederation didn't work. Our Constitution is a compilation of many documents to limit government starting with the Magna Carta.
Originally Posted By: Senator Hatrack
The Constitutional Convention of 1787 was held because the Articles of Confederation didn't work. Our Constitution is a compilation of many documents to limit government starting with the Magna Carta.

...and amended many times because it was not perfect for then or any time, never will be perfect and will always need amending to stand the tests of time and the tests modern men, times and events toss in its path. It has been and is meant to be a living document, subject to interpretation and change.
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