It is asserted by students of history that the United States of America is an idea that was put into practice by the Founding Fathers in order to create the perfect system of government. The founding documents, including the voluminous Federalist Papers, give some idea of the motivation and unadulterated genius that went into the foundation of the Republic and the means by which it became the greatest and most prosperous nation in history.
The system of government laid down in the Constitution of the United States, which also itemized some of the unalienable rights of its citizens, was designed to ensure that no person, group of persons or other malignant entities could usurp power for their own ends and also to ensure that government of the people, by the people, for the people should be instituted and be safeguarded for future generations.
The Constitution is so vital to the wellbeing of the Republic that Presidents must swear an oath or affirmation to preserve, protect and defend it prior to taking office.
Furthermore, Senators, Representatives, members of state legislatures and all executive and Judicial Officers both of the United States and the individual states must swear a similar oath or affirmation to support the Constitution.
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