Thursday, March 01, 2012



It is no secret—the Constitutional Convention, which began meeting in Philadelphia on May 25, 1787, produced the Constitution of September 17, 1787 in secret, so it would appear to be a replacement for the Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777.

The true meaning of the Preamble is the secret of the Constitutional Convention. Everyone reads himself or herself into that Preamble, however, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention are the “We the People of the United States.”

The delegates to the Constitutional Convention were charged by a resolution of the United States in Congress assembled with the duty of revising the Articles of Confederation and “this Constitution” did so.

When nine States ratified “this Constitution,” an Article IX Committee of the States, now named the Senate, would have the power to appoint “other committees and civil officers as may be necessary” to manage “the general affairs of the united states under their direction.”

The ratification of “this Constitution” by New Hampshire established “this Constitution” as the Constitution of the United States consisting of all the territory and other property belonging to the Confederacy, the United States of America......