Why Did The Constitution Guard Against Tyranny

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How does the constitution guard against tyranny? In 1787 55 individuals met in Philadelphia to discuss a problem, they were mostly male,white,and wealthy all from the east but, some of the state’s didn’t showed up until july beside’s rhode island it didn’t show up at all. Anyways The Articles of Confederation were not working it had no court system, and not even a chief executive. So after a long debate, they made a decision, the decision was to dump the Articles of Confederation and make the Constitution. but, Was it possible to make a new era of government that was strong and tyranny free? After what happened between them and king george? Will this new era of government turned tyrannical? Well Tyranny is most often defined as harsh absolute power in the hands of one individual… according to james madison tyranny was a different he said that “ the accumulation of all power… in the same hands, whether of one few, or many is the very definition of tyranny.” what madison 's quote is really saying is that there…show more content…
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