Can a U.S. state secede from the Union? Is there a clause in the Constitution which allows states to secede from the Union, or can this process be done by voting?

What Americans are taught about the War between the States by a government-controlled education system. The same government that waged an undeclared war against a nation made up of States that lawfully responded to several threats to their existence by seceding.What must be asked is why it

Should the U.S. create a new constitution?

No, the US already has a working Constitution and government in place. One can argue that the oldest and most stable written charter is the US Constitution and Government. There is no basis for replacing this document, as established countries do not decide to open up the potential conflicts that can arise from

Why is the phrase 'One nation under God' not in conflict with the U.S. constitution?

The First Amendment has both the Establishment clause and the Free Exercise clause, so issues of religion in public life will always involve balancing those two conflicting commands.If it were still the law that schools could make students say this Pledge or be expelled, you might have a point. Since, however, you can opt out of the

Does the U.S. Constitution work?

The Constitution, like any set of good laws, can work if you want it to.Let me ask you a question. Why are there are places in the world that are referred to as lawless even though they have laws? Generally speaking it's because the laws they have are not being followed or because they have what most people

What would happen if the US Constitution was destroyed?

What would happen if the US Constitution was destroyed?I would overnight my copy to Washington and all will be well again.

If there was no Establishment Clause in the U.S. Constitution, would U.S. Christians persecute U.S. non-Christians?

There are historical precedents we can look at, within the US, for what life was like with established state religions.Several of our states actually had official, established religions long after the 1st amendment was ratified.The original meaning and purpose of the anti-establishment clause was to allow states to have whichever official

Does the U.S. Constitution prohibit states from seceding from the Union?

Secession is unconstitutional.The United States is referred to as a

What would happen if the Constitution were destroyed?

Though the Constitution is written, in its original form, on paper, the Constitution exists as a CONCEPT, not a piece of paper. The paper could be destroyed but it would have no effect on the existence or validity of the Constitution

What would happen if the US Constitution was destroyed?

What would happen if the US Constitution was destroyed?I would overnight my copy to Washington and all will be well again.

If there was no Establishment Clause in the U.S. Constitution, would U.S. Christians persecute U.S. non-Christians?

There are historical precedents we can look at, within the US, for what life was like with established state religions.Several of our states actually had official, established religions long after the 1st amendment was ratified.The original meaning and purpose of the anti-establishment clause was to allow states to have whichever official

Is the United States of America a Christian nation? Did our forefathers state this in the constitution?

The United States of America is not, and has never been, a Christian nation. Its founding principles are not Christian principles. It is not being ruled by Jesus the Christ - either directly by him personally occupying the Oval Office or

What is a good way to summarize The Second Amendment?

You have to look at the Bill of Right's Document as a whole and what or who it represents. They were all written as individual rights that the Constitution didn't touch on and they were all ratified by all the states in the union. They outline the individual rights of

Is POTUS accountable to judicial authorities?

As prescribed in the Constitution, he can be impeached by the House of Representatives and tried in the Senate, as President Bill Clinton was in 1998–1999 and President Andrew Johnson was in 1868. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presides over the trial.

What would America look like today if slavery was abolished at the Constitutional Convention in 1787?

Well, it would probably have separated into two countries at the time, because few, if any, of the Southern states would have signed up for such an arrangement.  The question is, would the two nations have spread westward across the continent, splitting the current territory of the United States?Unlikely,

Can a U.S. state secede from the Union? Is there a clause in the Constitution which allows states to secede from the Union, or can this process be done by voting?

The basic answer:There is no clause in the US Constitution that prohibits it. The US Constitution only addresses the method by which a state may be partitioned into two or more states, or by which two or more states may be joined as a single state.

Do people in the US have greater freedom of speech than people in any other country?

Americans have an effective freedom of speech equal to the people of most western, liberal democracies (for example): France, the UK, Canada, Australia, Spain, and Netherlands. Where Americans have a slight edge is in the relatively iron clad protection that comes from the First Amendment. The

What are the three branches of government in the U.S.?

Depending on your individual chosen legal domicile, here in