Presentation on theme: "To the Constitution of the United States"— Presentation transcript:
1 To the Constitution of the United States The PreambleTo the Constitution of the United States
2 Words to The PreambleWe 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.
3 The Preamble is……The introduction to the Constitution. It lists the purpose and goals of the Constitution.
4 Goal #1Form a More Perfect Union To unite the 13 separate states into one country
5 Goal #2Establish Justice To create one set of supreme rules that ALL the states could agree on
6 Goal #3Insure Domestic Tranquility To keep peace among the people of the new nation
7 Goal #4Provide for the Common Defense To provide $$$ for a strong national defense to protect the whole country (all 13 states)
8 Goal #5Promote the General Welfare To make sure the government is taking care of the well-being of it’s citizens
9 Goal #6Secure the Blessings of Liberty To protect the freedom (liberty) that they fought to get (Revolutionary War)
10 PosterityGenerations not yet born (future children)