Why have a constitution ?

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why do some countries have a codified constitution ?
Most countries have a codified constitution because of a large historical event such as war, political crisis or a declaration of independence.
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America's reason for having a codified constitution ?
America’s reason for adopting a codified constitution is in 1787, was their declaration of independence from Britain, they felt the need to create a constitution that would be fair, just and protective of its citizens.
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How many constitutions has France had
2
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France's constitutional affecting events
France has had two different constitutions the reasons for this are 1. in 1791 the French Revolution which was the revolt against the monarchy and again in 1958 with the collapse of the French Fourth Republic, following the Algerian War, military rev
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Germany's reason for constitutional affecting event
In Germany their reason for having a codified constitution is their defeat in World War II and to avoid a recurrence of totalitarian style of government which was characterised by Nazi rule.
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Russia's reason for constitutional affecting event
In 1993 in Russia the national economic crisis between the President and the Parliament, which ended the dissolution and the Russian Parliament.
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how does a new constitution affect a country legally
egally, because it establishes and populates the key institutions without which the country on its own could not function. It also defines boundaries, such as preventing the original tyranny that led to the new constitution. the constitution gives th
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what does the case of Bundesverfassungsgericht say
In the case of Bundesverfassungsgericht an act was passed which would prevented the destruction of the World Trade Centre in the USA, but it was held that the act was incompatible with the German Basic Constitution and therefore was found invalid.
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How does entrenchment affect a country
By having entrenchment in countries such as Germany this shows that the constitution is not just a document but part of the national and cultural identity. Therefore, a constitution is a legal and political document as high ranking officials have to
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