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Chapter 7. The Court and the States
Chapter 7. The court and the states

When delegates from twelve states met in Philadelphia in 1787 to draft a constitution for the United States (Rhode Islanders stayed away) they designed a federal government whose laws would be the “supreme Law of the Land.” They began the text of the Constitution with “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect ...

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