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Video: "Interpreting US Constitution a Battle of Interests"

Shayana Kadidal: Conflict over "Commerce Clause" led to New Deal and Civil Rights legislation
"The founders wrote something very general that really was addressed to the structure of government more than the specifics, and they wanted to write a document that created a very strong federal government, right, because the Articles of Confederation had created a weak federal government, and they felt that it just wasn't enough to protect their security and their economic interests."

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