What individual rights were included in the original Constitution of the United States?
None. The Constitution was ratified with the promise that an extension of it would be made later, containing the basic rights for U.S. citizens (the Bill of Rights).
What author is considered to be the founder of the essay?
What caused the first seven states to secede from the Union to perform such an action?
The 1860 presidential election victory for Abraham Lincoln caused seven slave states to secede from the Union, as Abraham Lincoln planned on stopping the expansion of slavery.