The Preamble Reflects The Difference Between The Constitution And The Articles Of Confederation

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What is the Preamble? The Preamble is the beginning of the American Constitution which was written by Governor Morris. It describes the purpose of the government and highlights the difference between the Constitution and the Articles of Confederation. One of the phrases in the preamble is “ We the people of the United States of America”. In the past, this phrase only referred to the wealthy, white males, but now it includes all the citizens of the United States. When Governor Morris wrote the phrase “provide for the common defense” he meant that the nation will not only defend themselves but other nations as well. Governor Morris also included the phrase “ to ourselves and our prosperity” meaning “ to themselves and their future”. You can
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