Overall, the United States constitution in general and articles 1,2, and 3 in particular are well thought out pieces of literature pertaining to democratic governance. Nevertheless, there has always been a stream of protest over some piece of law or the other. Some of the public agitation against the state of American democracy peaked during the first feminist movement and the civil rights movement of the 1960. Further back, the civil war of the mid nineteenth century was another such moment of radical change to the ways of governance. But the fact that America still remains the world’s most successful democracy is a testimony to the efficacy of the constitution in striking a right balance.
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