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Month: October 2018

The Three Branches of Our Government

The Three Branches of Our Government

  James Madison was the father of the United States Constitution as well as our fifth President. It was his idea to separate the powers of the Federal Government into three separate and equal branches: The Legislative Branch makes the laws. The Executive Branch enforces the laws. And the Judicial Branch interprets the laws. He told the other delegates to the Constitutional Convention that he got the idea from “The Perfect Governor” described in Isaiah 33:22, which says: “The Lord is…

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The Five Freedoms Guaranteed Us by the First Amendment

The Five Freedoms Guaranteed Us by the First Amendment

This is the text of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” The First Amendment absolutely guarantees these five freedoms to every American: Freedom of Religion. Freedom of Speech Freedom of the Press Freedom to…

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