The only document that gives a clear definition of citizenship is the Declaration of Independence.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.
Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4
He (the KIng) has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.
If you think that you can govern people and believe that they won't want equal recognition as citizens, then you are a fool. The Articles of Confederation was the first constitution and was replaced, the Constitution is the second constitution of the United States and it has been overwritten.
In fact Patrick Henry was right when he refused to go to the constitution convention saying he smelt a rat. The Constitution gives the Federal government too much power and our current situation in the United States proves it.
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