Response Paper #1 The remainder of the Constitution spells out a plan for achieving these great objectives. The article ‘We the People’ explains that “the authors evaluated provisions of 729 constitutions adopted by 188 countries from 1946 to 2006, and they considered 237 variables regarding various rights and ways to enforce them.” Chapter two describes how “the plan of the Constitution included provisions for the exercise of legislative, executive, and judicial powers and a recipe for the division of powers among the federal government’s branches and between the national and state governments.” Critics seem to blame the constitutional division of powers for things that are needed and not enforced in the constitution so revisions are necessary as time goes on in today’s world.
In the article “We the People” the author seems to believe that it doesn’t matter what other nations choose to adopt as their constitutions. The requirements for a republic with duplicate sovereignty as well as bicameralism make design of our government not very suitable with nation’s equivalent to one of our states. In my opinion, the government can’t be trusted to live within its proper bounds so a right after right spelled out is needed. Our rights are not entirely spelled out in the Constitution. The 10th amendment states: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or…