United States Constitution and Data Governance

In 1787, there was such a thing called “The United States of America”, but it didn’t have a lot of power. The real power was held by the 13 former colonies, or states, each of which is a sovereign nation with its own laws, currency, and taxes. The United States of America was formed 6 years before that, driven by the need to fight a common enemy: Great Britain. So it had an army. Plus, it could negotiate treaties with other countries. But that was about the extent of its power. Read more