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Topic: How can a large group of people with widely different backgrounds, beliefs, and interests work together to form one political union? This collection focuses on ways that Americans during and after the revolution saw the future of their new nation. Using the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, identify how each document finds a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong and long-lasting union.