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Defense and the ConstitutionFrom its origin, the United States has distinguished themselves from other nations. November 1, 1788 - The old Congress, operating under the Articles of Confederation, adjourns. C., in 1800.) It set the first Wednesday in January 1789 as the day for choosing presidential electors, the first Wednesday of February for the meeting of the electors to select a president, and the first Wednesday of March for the opening session of the new Congress. In one sense, perhaps, the Constitution is a "living document," but not with the same meaning the revisionists attribute to it.

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