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Constitution

John Witherspoon

    John Witherspoon
  John Witherspoon was born near Edinburgh, Scotland on February 5, 1723 into a ministerial family. He went to the University of Edinburgh at the age of 13 and got
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Right to Privacy

    Right to Privacy
Right to Privacy in the United States     The United States Constitution does not contain any explicit right to privacy.  However, The Bill of Rights, expresses the concerns of
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States Rights

  States rights are grounded in the United States Constitution under the 10th Amendment to the United States Constitution.  The 10th Amendment states that “the powers not delegated to the
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Edmund Randolph

Founding Fathers: Edmund Randolph Randolph was born into a well-established Virginia family on August 10, 1753 in Williamsburg, Virginia. Edmund Randolph was tutored and later attended the College of William
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George Mason

Founding Father: George Mason     George Mason was born on December 11, 1725, in Fairfax County, Virginia. His parents
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Gouverneur Morris

  Gouverneur Morris was born on January 31, 1752 in Westchester County, New York. His family was very prominent and
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John Dickinson

Founding Father: John Dickinson John Dickinson was born on November 8, 1732 in Talbot County, Maryland. He lived as a
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Elbridge Gerry

Founding Fathers: Elbridge Gerry Elbridge Gerry was born in on July 14, 1744 at Marblehead, MA, as the third of
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James Wilson

James Wilson was born in September 14, 1742 at Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland near St. Andrews, Scotland. Here, he received his
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A Background to the Constitutional Convention

What is the Constitutional Convention?The Constitutional Convention, which is also known as the Philadelphia Convention, was a conference that took place in Philadelphia in the year 1787 between May 5th
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