This edition of the new york state constitution is provided as a public service by the: department of state division of administrative rules albany, ny 12231-0001. Article 2 section 1 of the united states constitution. The constitution acted like a colossal merger, uniting a group of states with different interests, laws, and cultures under america’s first national government.
The text of the constitution as originally written in 1787: we the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure. Constitution of the united states no person shall be a senator who shall not have attained to the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen of. Introduction written in 1787, ratified in 1788, and in operation since 1789, the united states constitution is the world’s longest surviving written charter of.
The constitution was presented to the american public on september 17, 1787 the constitution is known as a living document because it can be changed, or amended. Constitutional convention: constitutional convention, in us history, convention that drew up the constitution of the united states in 1787. The federal convention convened in the state house (independence hall) in philadelphia on may 14, 1787, to revise the articles of confederation.
Contains 277 documents relating to the work of congress and the drafting and ratification of the constitution items include convention of 1787,. For the united states of america we the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide. Constitution of the united states of america—1787 page ii 4this clause has been affected by clause 2 of amendment xviii 5this clause has. The united states constitution is the highest law of the united states of america it was signed on september 17, 1787 by the constitutional convention in. The united states constitutional convention of philadelphia, pennsylvania 1787.
Start studying constitution 1787 - 1789 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Constitution/bill of rights, 1787-1791 page 3 from a pamphlet written by richard henry lee: a resident of maryland wrote this in a letter to the newspaper maryland. Constitution of the united states of america (1787) download pdf of the constitution click for free documents of freedom lesson on the constitution click for free.
American history for truthdiggers: counterrevolution of 1787 new constitution, new nation. On may 25, 1787, the fifty-five delegates to the constitutional convention began meeting in a room, no bigger than a large schoolroom, in philadelphia’s state house. The original constitution was flawed, and not just because of the slavery provisions.