The Constitution as a Living Document
As a foundational document, the Constitution of the United States plays a significant role in the US government. Though it was written over 200 years ago, the Constitution still stands as the final word on issues of governance.
List three historical issues that have been used to debate the different interpretations of the Constitution. Then choose one of those issues to describe in detail. In a four- to five-paragraph essay, use the text of the Constitution, your notes, your own interpretation, and any additional research to explain how the issue supports either loose constructionism or originalism.