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Read the passage below and answer the question. Woodrow Wilson… recognized that the Constitution is best understood not as a machine at all but as a living thing. What he did not add was that its a 4

Read the passage below and answer the question.

Woodrow Wilson… recognized that the Constitution is best understood not as a machine at all but as a living thing. What he did not add was that it’s a living thing with no body or mind, no moving parts or organs or spirit separate from the bodies and minds and spirits of the people themselves, people whose constant vigilance—and I noticed when I was coming into the building [National Archives] that statement “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty,” appropriate to have on the archives – people whose constant vigilance is the lifeblood of Constitutional survival.

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