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These Scriptures may not be altered or modified in any form and must remain in their original context.From the beginning, slavery and racism have been the nemesis of the United States.However, the practice continued in the South, and when efforts were made to expand the practice into new territories, and supported by the Supreme Court with the Dred Scott decision, it became an issue that helped precipitate the Civil War (1861–1865).During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, people seeking freedom and prosperity poured into the United States from Europe.The Revised Standard Version Bible seeks to preserve all that is best in the English Bible as it has been known and used through the years.
However, the colonists became increasingly frustrated by British rule and, in 1776, 13 colonies issued the Declaration of Independence.
They formed a confederation of states in 1777, which was ratified in 1781 as the Articles of Confederation.
This government failed because it was unable to raise revenues to pay for the Revolutionary War (1775–1783).
George Washington called the Constitutional Convention in 1787, and after long debate, the United States Constitution was adopted in 1789, forming the world's first constitutional federal republic.
The young republic was confirmed after it survived British invasion in the War of 1812.