Why is our Constitution vague? What are the pros and cons of having a constitution that is written vaguely

Week 3 Discussion: Our Constitution

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapters 4, 5
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)

Initial Post Instructions
Why is our Constitution vague? What are the pros and cons of having a constitution that is written vaguely? Pick a “vague’ portion of the US Constitution. Has this vagueness in terminology been problematic or helpful? Provide historical examples. Use evidence (cite sources) to support your response from assigned readings or online lessons, and at least one outside scholarly source.