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Rather, humans had to know that they were swept by passions that lead them to evil inclinations and that those inclinations were all too easily translated into behavior appropriate to them. This increased the profile of the General Assembly, where no state enjoyed a veto. Research our special sections on diverse subjects ranging from presidential elections to naval history. The amendment states that the federal government has only those powers specifically granted by the Constitution.

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