Don Garrison
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February 28, 2013
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Looking to history

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The history of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights is most interesting. This article is written to explain the purpose of the second amendment as intended by the people of 1791.

May 1787 found George Washington and a host of early American heroes gathered in Philadelphia to modify the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation joined the states together for their common defense, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare. Each state retained its sovereignty, freedom, and independence. The Articles were to be perpetual and could only be changed by the unanimous vote …

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