6 edition of The Constitution and American life found in the catalog.
The Constitution and American life
|Statement||edited by David Thelen.|
|Contributions||Thelen, David P.|
|LC Classifications||KF4541 .C58 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 385 p. :|
|Number of Pages||385|
|ISBN 10||0801421853, 0801495121|
|LC Control Number||87047973|
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(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 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.
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The Constitution acted like a colossal merger, uniting a group of states with different interests, laws, and cultures. Under America’s first national government, the Articles of Confederation, the states acted together only for specific purposes.
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