The Preamble Of The Constitution

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The Constitution is known to many citizens of the United States of America as the foundation to this country. In order for us to analyze and interpret the Constitution, we must break it down. The Constitution was written in the eighteenth century where ideas, concepts and words may seem outdated to us. We will begin by looking at the Preamble of the Constitution. It begins with, “We the people of the United States.” When addressing, “We the People”, we are talking about the common men of those times. Many of those men were young men and were scared of the mere thought of revolution. Surprisingly, it’s unique based on the notion that the people were creating the Constitution (Smith.) It continues to say, “In order to form a more perfect…show more content…
They needed to be ready to fend off the British, the Spaniards and the Indians (Smith.) With no military that was capable of such duties, they relied on each other to fight for what they were now calling home. Next, came the general welfare for the people. This portion of the Preamble demonstrates as a recap of what the new nation promises to provide. These promises include: establish justice, insure domestic tranquility and provide for the common defence. Regardless of the outcome, the people who came together to create the preamble and the constitution were visionaries. They dreamed of expanding and prospering. With doing so, they wanted these general welfares to be taken across this nation and be provided to every citizen.

Lastly, the Preamble states ”Do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” To secure the blessing of liberty and prosperity was simply what everyone was fighting for and hoped that one day they would achieve that goal. It isn’t until the last phrase of the Preamble that’s unique. The Preamble started with we the people and throughout the document to finally establish the constitution of the USA. Which is significant because the nation is finally adopting the
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