For over two centuries the Constitution has remained in force because its framers wisely separated and balanced governmental powers to safeguard the interests of majority rule and minority rights, of liberty and equality, and of the federal and state governments.", adopted by the people's representatives for an expansive nation, it is interpreted, supplemented, and implemented by a large body of constitutional law, and has influenced the constitutions of other nations.
From September 5, 1774 to March 1, 1781, the Continental Congress functioned as the provisional government of the United States.
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Absecon Lighthouse 31 South Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 449-1360 New Jersey's tallest lighthouse and the country's third tallest masonry lighthouse.
Pole vaulter Scott Houston was Shore AC’s top delegate to the Drake Relays and placed second in the Mall PV competition with a SAC-record clearance of 18-4 ½, back only of National Champion/ Olympic medalist Sam Kendricks’ winning flight of 18-8 ¼., 1954, NYU graduate Stanley Lampert, competing for the NY Pioneer Club team, against the Fort Monmouth Army team, in a meet at Asbury Park HS Stadium, broke the world shot put record with a heave of 18.13 meters (59 feet, 5 7/8 inches.) For reasons still unknown, it was never ratified as an IAAF world mark.
A notable eighth over-all in the 5K men's division was veteran star Harold Nolan of Middletown, marking his recent moved into the 70-79 division by leading all the 70s and using his run as a warmup for his upcoming trip to the World Masters Games in New Zealand.
All four pages According to the United States Senate: "The Constitution's first three words—We the People—affirm that the government of the United States exists to serve its citizens.
Whether it's a Revolutionary War battlefield, a lighthouse, a village reminiscent of times long past, or the home of a president, poet or industrial pioneer, there is something for everyone to experience and enjoy at New Jersey's State-Owned Historic Sites.
Come and explore these fascinating and significant historic resources that span the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
The Constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of government.
Its first three articles entrench the doctrine of the separation of powers, whereby the federal government is divided into three branches: the legislative, consisting of the bicameral Congress; the executive, consisting of the President; and the judicial, consisting of the Supreme Court and other federal courts.