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POLI 2F30 Lecture 16: POLI 2F30 - 16
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Department
Political Science
Course
POLI 2F30
Professor
Sanjay Jeram
Semester
Fall

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1.Constitutions a.Fundamental laws of states b.Tend to be written documents c.Contract among a people d.Constitutioinalism: Limited government e.Define state, institutions, rules of politics, rights and obligations of citizenship f.Unitary (one over achieving government, most countries are unitary, like the UK) vs federal (Canada) 2.What is a constitution a.The fundamental laws, rules, practices that define the basic structures of government, allocates power among governmental institutions, and regulates the relationship between citizens and the state b.Germany: Basic Law Grundgesetz c.Also symbolism and amending formula. i.US have to be natural born citizen. He was born in naval ship. have citizenship when you are born, not necessarily have to be born there probably. Exclude lots of good people who cannot run. 3.Particular constitutions a.Germany: Basic Law b.Canada: Constitution Act, 1982 c.USA: The constitution of the USA (1787) d.These are the supreme law of the land (section 52 of the Canadian Constitution) 4.Origins a.Revolution may bri
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