POS 305 GCU Declaration of Independence & the US Constitution Questions

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DQ 1- In 1787, the Constitution was drafted with a Preamble to explicitly state that the origins of power in this new democracy resided not with a king, but with the people. “We the People” has generally evolved over the years to include more than it did in the late 18th Century. In your opinion, are there still groups who are disenfranchised and are not considered as an equal source of power in our democracy?  

DQ-2 In 2013, the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which was passed by Congress. Would this be an example of checks and balances between the legislative and judicial branches? Should the U.S. Supreme Court, a nonelected body, have the power to make such decisions on acts passed by the legislative body, who are elected by the people?  

* Essay questions and recommendation 

Respond to the following questions in 150-200 words each.

Analyze the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Explain the significance of these founding documents and how they altered previously accepted concepts of government.

What does it mean to be a part of “We the People”? What rights do “We the People” have and where do those rights come from?

  1. How has the term “American” changed from the founding of the nation through today, especially in terms of popular participation in critical activities like voting

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