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How were state constitutions important to the writing of the U.S. Constitution? A. Small and large states came to the Constitutional Convention agreeing on how to set up a congress. B. None of the state constitutions contained guarantees of personal rights and freedoms. C. Lessons learned in setting up state governments were helpful in setting up the United States government. D. Most states had learned that having a strong central government was a mistake.

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William Cain on February 9, 2018

The answer is C. The state constitutions before the constitution of the united states made big mistakes. For example, before the constitution of the united states, they created the Articles of confederation. Not had an executive power, it could not enforce/carry out the laws. They do not have a judicial power, it could not resolve disputes between states. Also, have weakened the federal government by not allowing the control of the taxes. The state government has no one to see them, so they had high taxes. This caused a rebellion. This made government officials realize that they needed a strong federal government. Then, did the constitution

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