How Did Ancient Sources Influence The Constitution

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Ancient sources were one of the major historical influences on the United States Constitution. One of the reasons that ancient sources was a large influence on the Constitution was because Romans founded the idea of republicanism. Republicanism is when people elect representatives to carry out their wishes. Elected representatives in Ancient Rome made decisions on behalf of the Roman people. The writers of the Constitution supported this idea because it would provide their country with representatives in government. Previously, when the colonies were under the rule of Britain, the colonies were not allowed to have any representatives in Parliament. This enraged the colonists because they wanted to have a voice. Republicanism is included in
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