Una convención constituyente / A constitutional convention

The United States has not always been a nation of strong central government.  In fact, what is the modern United States was originally conceived as a far looser confederation of states, governed by a rather weak Congress which barely had any power at all.  The fear of a strong central government was the direct result of the unchecked rule of Britain over the colonies.  As the American Revolution raged on, the Continental Congress began to focus on how to run the new nation in event the war was won.  A framework for a new government was drafted just over a … Continue reading Una convención constituyente / A constitutional convention