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1788 Original Constitution for the
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1871 Amended version CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, US is a private corporation.
The UNITED STATES was formed in 1871, which controls only the District of Columbia and the territories it purchases or acquires; Puerto Rico, Guam, Virginia Islands. Many think that income taxes, and some laws do not effect people in the sovereign states of the union as they are outside of the control / jurisdiction of the United States corporation. The United States of America is different from the "United States" [corporation].
Here is a short video that offers a good summary of how and what happened:
Here's another great video that talks about the relationship between the USA (corporation) and the states (franchises to the corporation). He also speaks to jurisdiction, commerce, and sovereignty.
And for your reading pleasure: US CODE Title 28 3002 (15) (A) (B) (C) courtesy of the Cornell Law website.
(15) “United States” means—
I encourage everyone to do their own research to their heart's content. There are TONS of great videos and resources available on the Internet.