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Who said we should have a revolution every 20 years?


What did Washington’s letter say in 1787?

The letter stated “the Constitution, which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity and of that mutual deference and concession which the peculiarity of our political situation rendered indispensable.” With Washington supporting the Constitution, it was difficult for Antifederalists to explain why they …

What did George Washington think would happen if the nation stayed a confederation?

According to George Washington the nation would have split up if it stayed a confederation.

Did the Articles of Confederation create a president to lead the country?

Under the Articles of Confederation, a President would lead the country. States would be independent under the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation were easy to change. The government created by the Articles of Confederation had everything under control among the states.

What did the US government look like under the Articles of Confederation?

The Articles of Confederation established a weak national government that consisted of a one-house legislature. The Congress had the power to declare war, sign treaties, and settle disputes between states, as well as borrow or print money.

Do you solemnly swear or affirm that the testimony?

“Do you solemnly swear (or affirm) that the testimony you are about to give at this hearing (or, if a deposition, the testimony you are about to give at this time) shall be the truth, and nothing but the truth, under penalty of perjury?”

Who swears in witnesses before testimony?

Bailiff: (to the witness) Please raise your right hand. Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Witness: I do. Bailiff: (to the witness) Please raise your right hand.

How do you affirm in court?

For a witness appearing in court, the form of affirmation is as follows: “I solemnly and sincerely declare and affirm that the evidence I shall give will be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.” There is a separate affirmation for those who undertake the role of an interpreter in court.