Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Constitution Week: Tuesday
Today's Topic: The Preamble
The Premble lists the reasons that the 13 original colonies separated from their mother ountry, and became an independent nation.
We the People of the United States,
in Order to form a more perfect Union, good government
establish Justice, good laws
insure domestic Tranquility, peace in our homes
provide for the common defence, national security
promote the general Welfare, healthy communities
and secure the Blessings of Liberty freedom
to ourselves and our Posterity, children
do ordain and establish give power to
this Constitution the supreme law of the land
for the United States of America.
Here is class handout of the Preamble Puzzle pdf
Here is class handout of a Summary of the US Constitution.
Direct download: const-summary.pdf