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The Constitution was a revolutionary document because it established the idea of popular sovereignty, which is the idea that the people govern themselves. For example the Constitution begins by saying "We the people..."

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Why is the U.S. Constitution an evolving document?

It keeps being amended and reinterpreted, so its meaning keeps changing.


Is the constitution a enduring document?

Basically, Yes The constitution was made to be timless. It has such things that allow it to be interpreted different ways, because the writers knew that the world will forever change. If this doesn't answer your question, please email me at: nickdb93@verizon.net -Glad to help, Nick- In the majority of the constitutions, is signed to stablish the formula of "the soveregnity resides on the people " So if the actual constitution is afected in any way by present and actual conflict, the constitution itselfs stablish gives to the people the autority to change or restablish the actual constitution. So the constitution is an timeless document in form, and in background.


Which method of interpreting the Constitution original intent or living document do you think is more valid?

Since you are asking an opinion I will give you mine. I believe that looking at the constitution as a living document is more valid. When the constitution was written 200 years ago many things we have today didn't exist, so there is a need to be able to address the world as it is not as it was. The one thing that hasn't changed is the question about what makes good government. If we can answer this question we maybe able to create a better government for the common good.


What document was established in 1787 and what was it a reaction to?

The Constitution and slaves still weren't freed so the reaction was as normal as they are today. corrupt


Did Jefferson support a loose interpretation of the constitution?

He wants the constitution to be flexible so it can meet certain needs.

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The anti federalists said the constitution was an illegal document because they said that the delegates had only been authorized to repair the articles of confederation, not make a new document, so it was not a legal document.


When did the constitution frame the limit to the powers of the king?

The constitution does NOT address a king so no powers are given. The men who fought the Revolutionary war fought to rid themselves of a king.


Why was the first amendment so important during the revolutionary war?

The First Amendment didn't exist during the Revolutionary War, which happened before the Constitution and Bill of Rights had been enacted.


How is the US Constitution a document subject to change and interpretation?

so people could kill everyone of the confederation


Why is the U.S. Constitution an evolving document?

It keeps being amended and reinterpreted, so its meaning keeps changing.


Is the constitution a enduring document?

Basically, Yes The constitution was made to be timless. It has such things that allow it to be interpreted different ways, because the writers knew that the world will forever change. If this doesn't answer your question, please email me at: nickdb93@verizon.net -Glad to help, Nick- In the majority of the constitutions, is signed to stablish the formula of "the soveregnity resides on the people " So if the actual constitution is afected in any way by present and actual conflict, the constitution itselfs stablish gives to the people the autority to change or restablish the actual constitution. So the constitution is an timeless document in form, and in background.


How did the Constitution affect the Americans?

The Constitution affect us, Americans, today because it makes the choices of how we live and what rules that we should follow. Without those rules, our lives would be terror! But thanks to the Constitution, we can vote the president in, and it includes whoand who will run!So, this is what the Constitution has done for us! Our lives today has been changed because, people signed this document and changed our lives!


What makes the constitution so important?

p[rotection of human rights


What makes 1917 so important in Mexico?

It was when the current constitution was written.