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I also believe that we, as proud citizens, must take pride in our inheritance of forging unity in diversity and ratification of the constitution would facilitate the platform where all American would be treated with equality. The colonial rulers exploited the local people and the local resources for their own and their country’s interests. Oppression and total disregard for the welfare of the locals were the dominant features of the colonial rulers. The freedom from the colonial rulers is therefore, a vital consideration to promote a united front so that no external power can ever exploit our people or its resources. Law, as we know is an important part of social construction and provides its people with the security from within and outside harm of any kind. The ratification of the constitution is therefore essential for the security of our people.
I must also assert that the constitution encourages the people’s desire to restore their dignity through creation of channels for development and establishment of a government that would work for the cause of common man. Hence, ratification of the constitution must become the key factor in looking at the welfare of the people at large. The constitution would empower the citizens of America, with the legal rights to live with dignity and ensure every citizen with the security umbrella from the external threat. The ratification of the constitutions would help establish uniform democratic process.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth century, racial discrimination was rampant and the whites maintained a racial divide within the society through deliberate use of powerful lobby of the whites and financial advantages that they enjoyed over their less privileged counterparts. Slavery was abolished by Abraham Lincoln when he issued ‘Emancipation Proclamation’ of slaves that
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ple majority would win the elections. This method of electing officials has been made with the premise that it will reflect the voice of the people. However, this process of electing local officials already defeats the above stated purpose, given that those who run for positions often use undesirable tactics, such as buying votes and offering favors to voters, just to win the election.
The Constitution of 1787 laid the groundwork for the newly established United States government.The principles, in terms of government, established in the Constitution have remained pivotal elements of the United States over two hundred years after it was established.
Economic interests, Personal interests, constituents’ and other interests played major role in the process of drafting the constitution. The U.S. constitution was created in the year 1787 at the constitutional convention held in Philadelphia (Foner, 2012).
Why? Political debates based on union matters engulfed the state of New York following the drafting of the new constitution. The antifederalists viewed the new constitution as a great threat to liberty – the constitution threatened to undermine the republican principles of government established by the revolution1.
New York is the most populous city in the United States, with its metropolitan area ranking among the largest urban areas in the world. This city was founded as a commercial trading post by the Dutch in 1625, it has been the largest city in the United States since 1790, and was the first capital under the Constitution.
Lacking coercive authority, Congress entirely depended upon monetary hand-outs from the states, which at that time refused the Congress requests to be financed (McClellan 1-2).
Congress at this time was totally bogged down
The reforms include: expansion of Medicaid to include people in the lower income bracket to enjoy health services, to lure employers to provide health insurance to their workers, offer credits or loans to moderate income earners to pay for their health
The mayor announced that the rules and the criteria pertaining to the use of the card, which was established by Local Law 35 in July would be necessary to apply for the card. The card will ensure free membership for over 30 cultural institutions in New York (Khurshid). The card will be in use from the beginning of 2015.