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Alleged abuses of the law were cited by Thomas Jefferson as a justification for American independence How did the Constitution (original text and first ten amendments) seek to prevent such abuses in the new republic

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By reproaching the Crown and its agenda, he became one of the first and foremost leaders of the revolution. Jefferson concentrated on revising Virginia’s laws which included changes in the reigning aristocracy with a republican form of government. He tried to protect the citizens under him from injustice by removing unequal distributions of inheritance and taxing methods. He also used marked efforts to attain freedom for slaves without them needing to be removed from the state itself. These moves also included efforts to forbid the importing of slaves: a bill that was finally passed in 1778. As governor of Virginia he changed capital punishment to treason. Such laws were enforced by Jefferson as alleged abuses that had been made by the previous rulers and would be removed in the newly created America.The American constitution is hailed as the supreme law of the United States of America. This includes a preamble, seven articles, twenty-seven amendments and a paragraph that certifies its acceptance by the constitution’s convention. The Preamble of the constitution states the need for justice, defense welfare and unity to perceive every other aspect in the creation of a successful United States.The seven articles of the constitution are specific and varied. Article one speaks of the branches required to run the country: congress, legislative and federal government (Hall 1992). The article is responsible for laying down the rules necessary to be elected in any of the given bodies. This is to ensure no one’s rights are usurped. The bodies are given immense power and thus their elections are of vital importance to the average American By placing the power in the hands of the Congress, the responsibility is passed onto a efficient and well-run body that shall make laws and ensure they are carried out by the related bodies. Article two discusses the executive branch of the government.