The preamble to the United States Constitution begins with the famous words, "We the People," and it serves to introduce the aims and scope of the articles and later amendments that follow it. It can be viewed at the web... More »

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The Preamble to the Constitution mainly serves as an introductory statement that outlines the reasons the U.S. Constitution was written and the values it represents. Although the Preamble provides much meaning to the Con... More »

Popular sovereignty, which is a type of governance based on the consent and approval of the people, appears in Article VII of the United States Constitution. Popular sovereignty is considered one of the most important, b... More »

The 27 amendments to the United States Constitution are additions that were ratified by the required number of states and have formally become part of the Constitution. The original 10 amendments were established in 1791... More »

The Bill of Rights is an important set of amendments to the United States Constitution, as the Constitution itself contained very few rights for the individual. The original United States Constitution was proposed in 178... More »

The preamble to the United States Constitution is posted on several official federal websites, including the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress and the U.S. State Department's Inte... More »

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Several online sources provide a transcript of the preamble to the United States Constitution, including government-affiliated websites such as the National Archives and Records Administration, or NARA, and the Bureau of... More »

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