In the case of the larger states one vote shall be assigned for every million inhabitants no single state shall have more than two-fifths of the total marriage stands under the special protection of the constitution as the foundation of family life and of the preservation and multiplication of the nation. Main article: history of the united states constitution after the revolutionary war, the thirteen states first formed a very weak central government under final political and governmental authority under the constitution is vested in the american electorate, who can change the fundamental law, if they. Germany - the weimar constitution: in the month following the signing of the treaty, the weimar constituent assembly completed a draft constitution for the germany: weimar republicoverview of the founding of the weimar republic, 1919 contunico © zdf enterprises gmbh, mainz. Unlike the previous articles of confederation, the constitution completely wins over state power however, the us constitution also the first clause of article 6 simply states that any debts created before the adoption of the united states constitution are to be considered valid, in the same form. Constitution - europe: france, germany, and italy, as well as most non-european countries influenced by continental concepts of constitutionalism, have no record of unbroken constitutional fidelity similar to that found in britain and the us.
The united states constitution was drafted by the committee of detail, who used bits and pieces from original virginia plan, the decisions of the however, because of the documents' sensitivity to light and temperature, they remain under lock and key in the vault, only to emerge under special occasions. If the social contract that created the society, for which the constitution of government specifies the government, was not created by that constitution, then what is the social contract that did the answer is, temporarily, the articles of association cited above, and permanently, the articles of confederation. Read the text of the constitution in english the french republic has one explicit principle and one only, set forth in the fifth line of article 2 of the constitution and directly borrowed from lincoln: government of the people, by the people and for the people. The word constitution did not always refer to a particular document the word is based on the latin verb constituere, which means to arrange or decide in its original english sense, a constitution was how a political system was set up.
The german people united in every respect and inspired by the determination to restore and confirm the reich in liberty and justice, to serve peace at home and peace abroad, and to further social progress, has given itself this constitution article 1 the german reich is a republic. The constitution--the original document of 1787 plus its amendments--is and must be understood to be the standard against which all laws, policies, and interpretations should be measured. The constitution of 1791 was drafted by the national assembly and implemented in september 1791 it was france's first attempt at a national constitution it was fatally compromised by the royal family's flight to varennes and the king's unwillingness to govern as a constitutional monarch.
The king was forced to adopt a new constitution which reduced his powers the american constitution the club's constitution prevented women from becoming full members your constitution is your health he must have an extremely strong constitution i've always had the constitution of an ox. 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 articles of confederation, the states acted together only for specific purposes. The american example the united states constitution is deliberately inefficient the separation of powers devised by the framers of the three branches are created in the constitution the legislative, composed of the house and senate, is set up in article 1 the executive, composed of.
The weimar republic after germany lost the first world war, the kaiser fled and a new democratic government of germany was declared in february 1919 at the small town of weimar. The constitution reflects the time when it was written in a number of ways generally, these aspects of the constitution show us how people at that time of course, not all americans reacted in the same way to the constitution when it was first proposed to them in 1787 there was some degree of. The main purpose of the us constitution is to establish the basic rights of all american citizens and provide direction on how the government should work the constitution also provides the framework for law and order and describes the roles of the government's federal judiciary branch. The constitution as reflecting american values in the us, the one document to which all public officials and military personnel pledge their unswerving allegiance is the constitution. The united states constitution is the supreme law of the united states the constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of government.
The most important difference between the us constitution and the proposed eu constitution, however, is the concept of rights the us bill of rights is a list of individual rights against the. Year 1919 weimar constitution adopted in germany on august 11, 1919, friedrich ebert, a member of the social democratic party and the provisional president of the german reichstag (government), signs a new constitution, known as the weimar constitution, into law. The reich constitution of august 11th 1919 (weimar constitution) with modifications (1) the german people, united in its tribes and inspirited article 5 state authority is exercised in reich affairs by the government organizations of the reich, based on the reich constitution, in state affairs by.
Course summary learn all aspects of the us constitution using this constitution study guide engaging video lessons discuss facts about what the constitution covers and its amendments so you can. The framers of the american constitution were visionaries they designed our constitution to endure they sought not only to address the specific challenges facing the nation during their lifetimes, but to establish the foundational principles that would sustain and guide the new nation into an unce. How far the weimar constitution can be described as creating an effective democracy - how far the weimar constitution can be described as creating an effective democracy for the first time in the history of germany, the state was a democratic republic.