The framers of the Constitution were coming out of a monarchy, where a king had all of the power. Realizing that this was not a good system, they wanted to have a more balanced government. The founders desired a government that represented the people, protected the property rights of citizens, and put limits on the power of the central government. These principles were put into the making of the United States Constitution. The government of the United States today continues to practice the principles of the Constitution, which was framed by our Founding Fathers.
The first desire was to form a republican government that represented the people. The United States Congress, made up of ...