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The Preamble

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Transcript of The Preamble

The Preamble Explained
The Preamble Explained
We the people...
in order to form a more perfect Union...
establish Justice...
S3. C3. PO1.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
What is the Preamble?
Break It Down: The Preamble
THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
The Framers believed a new type of government would be a better way to govern the country
The Preamble Explained
general welfare
- health, peace, morality, and safety of citizens
The Preamble Explained
provide for the common defense...
The Preamble Explained
and insure domestic Tranquility...

domestic
- within the nation

tranquility
- calm, peacefulness

to keep peace between the states
The Preamble Explained
secure the Blessings of Liberty...
liberty
- freedom within society


protect the country's rights for liberty, unjust laws, and freedom from a tyrannical government
We the People...
Introduction to the Constitution: Preamble
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."
Introduction to the Constitution
6 main points
written by the Framers
We The People pg 280



promote the general Welfare and...
do ordain and establish this Constitution...
to ourselves and our Posterity...
for the United States of America.
Now it's your turn...
common defense
- protect and defend the United States as a nation together, not as individual states

For example, creating a national Army, Air Force, Navy, etc.
justice
- a system for all states to use to keep peace in society under the Constitution
to take care of the citizens as well as possible by the federal government
posterity
- future generations of people

the goals of the Preamble apply to the citizens as well as their children, grandchildren, etc.
ordain
- to create or command by law

the Constitution was made by the people for the people and gave the country its power

Preamble Puzzle Race
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