The USS Maine was sent to Havana harbor to protect American interests in Cuba as the relationship with Spain deteriorated. We were very concerned about what the Spanish were doing in Cuba. Sending the USS Maine to Cuba reminded the Spanish of our concern regarding the situation in Cuba. When the USS Maine exploded, Americans immediately blamed Spain. Ultimately, pressure increased on President McKinley to declare war on Spain. This declaration of war occurred in April 1898.
For example, the U. S. Constitution declares itself to be “the supreme Law of the Land.” By 1780, all the first state con- stitutions plus that of Vermont had created most of the building blocks that were used to draft the U. S. Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention in 1787.
Answer: Burgess originally meant a freeman of a borough (England, Wales, Ireland) or burgh (Scotland). It later came to mean an elected or unelected official of a municipality, or the representative of a borough in the English House of Commons. The term was also used in some of the American colonies.
The Code of Hammurabi consists of laws from Mesopotamia. It authorised everywhere in the kingdom to keep law and order. The Code of Hammurabi written during the reign of King Hammurabi in Babylonian. It addressed trade regulation, slavery, economy, criminal law, inheritance, debt, and family law.