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The Preamble to the Constitution
Directions: In the column on the right, rewrite the preamble to the Constitution in your own
words. Then, answer the questions below.




We the People of the United States,

in Order to form a more perfect Union,

establish Justice,

insure domestic Tranquility,

provide for the common defence,

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.


Questions
1. What is the purpose of the Constitution?




2. Choose a current issue today; how does the preamble help our elected officials address this issue?




3. What additions or revisions would you make to the preamble?

				
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