• Common Sense 2017.  Constitutional Convention and New United States Constitution.  A New Republic.
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    Common Sense 2017. Constitutional Convention and New United States Constitution. A New Republic.

    Hello my name is Daniel Bruno Americans need to retire the two-party system Congressional approval ratings, hover around 8% yet most members are re-elected over and over again The old definitions of liberal and conservative left and rights no longer apply Come and join us to form a more perfect union Abolish the Department of Homeland Security Come clean about terrorism and mass shootings Decriminalize all drugs and the drug war Enforce the Second Amendment Stop putting people in cages for possession of an object Close down the lobbies end the wars Abolish the income tax Truth and reconciliation About September 11th break up the media monopoly No more fake…

  • UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary
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    UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary

    WikiVidi.com United States Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. Proposed following the often bitter 1787–88 battle over ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and crafted to address the objections raised by Anti-Federalists, the Bill of Rights amendments add to the Constitution specific guarantees of personal freedoms and rights, clear limitations on the government’s power in judicial and other proceedings, and explicit declarations that all powers not specifically delegated to Congress by the Constitution are reserved for the states or the people. The concepts codified in these amendments are built upon those found in several earlier documents, including the Virginia Declaration…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai

    The Constitution of India, as we know a Constitution of a Country is the supreme law of any Nation or it is also called as the most Fundamental Governing Document of a country It describes the type of polity which exists in a country that is, whether a country is a Democracy Or whether it is a Monarchy Or it could be a Military Rule or what ever kind of polity that exist in a country. It will be held by the constitution of the country It also tells, What kind of privileges are provided to the citizens of the nation? Whether they will be treated as equal? for example,…

  • The Bill of Rights
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    The Bill of Rights

    Today, we will learn about the first 10 amendments which, we call the Bill of Rights. Amendments are changes to the Constitution so, they come at the very end. We have 27 amendments but, today we will learn about just the first 10. Let’s jump right in with the First Amendment the First Amendment protects some of our most basic freedoms in the United States, it gives us freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. This mean we get to choose our own religion and can speak freely about our beliefs, we can also meet or assemble peacefully in group and contact or petition the government for help against…

  • How the Constitution is Organized
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    How the Constitution is Organized

    The Constitution is organized into three main parts; the Preamble, the Articles, and the Amendments. When it was written in 1787 it only took up several large pages, but the best way to think about its organization, is by comparing it to a book. The Preamble is like an introduction. The Articles are like chapters and the Amendments are like a glossary at the end of the book. The Constitution begins with the Preamble, which is like an Introduction to a book, because it tells us what the rest of the Constitution is going to be about. It states, “We the people of the United States in order to form…

  • Articles 5, 6, and 7
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    Articles 5, 6, and 7

    Today we will learn about Articles 5, 6 and 7 of the Constitution. Article 5 goes over the procedure for amending the Constitution. Article 6 goes over National Supremacy and Article 7 goes over the procedure for Ratifying the Constitution. Let’s begin with Article 5. Article 5 outlines the procedures for Amending the Constitution. Amend means to change. So, an Amendment to the Constitution is a change to the Constitution. The framers of the Constitution knew they couldn’t predict every need that would arise in the future and that the Constitution would need to be changed someday so they created a step-by-step procedure for changing the Constitution and wrote it…

  • The Intentional Difficulty of Amending the Constitution
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    The Intentional Difficulty of Amending the Constitution

    ♪♪Music♪♪ This lecture is entitled change is a comin maybe. And what I want to talk with you about during this lecture is the amendment process to the Constitution. So there are 27 amendments to our Constitution and if that number seems small, it’s not surprising. The amendment process is laid out in article 5 of the Constitution is a very, very high bar to pass. ¾ of state legislature need to approve an amendment that is the product either of Congress or a national convention. That is an option that we have that we’ve never utilized. Our 27 amendments have come from proposals either from states or from Congress.…

  • Fixing the Constitution in Five Minutes – The Jim Jefferies Show
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    Fixing the Constitution in Five Minutes – The Jim Jefferies Show

    RECENTLY I’VE BEEN STUDYING THE CONSTITUTION, IT’S BEEN THE BACKBONE OF OUR NATION FOR MORE THAN 200 YEARS. AND I HAVE TO SAY, IT’S DULL AS [ BLEEP ]. LUCKILY IT CAN BE CHANGED AND REWRITTEN. I THINK IT’S TIME TO UPDATE IT FOR TODAY’S MODERN WORLD. THAT’S WHAT I PLEDGE TO DO IN OUR NEW SEGMENT, AMENDING THE AMENDMENTS. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] ♪>>FIRST, LET ME FIX SOME OBVIOUS PROBLEMS WITH THE CONSTITUTION. I JUST DREW A PENIS. A LOT OF IT DOESN’T EVEN MAKE SENSE. FOR INSTANCE, THE 18th AMENDMENT ESTABLISHED PROHIBITION, BUT THE 21st AMENDMENT REPEALED IT. THAT SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING A DRUNK WOULD DO. YOU…