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Constitution of the United States

Published 1787

The Constitution of the United States is the primary law of the country's Federal Government. It includes the rights of US citizens and the framework of the three branches of Federal Government. The Constitution was written in 1787 and put into effect in March, 1789.

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USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

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