Principles and the Preamble example #34137

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The preamble begins with "We the People of the United States," which establishes the idea of
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popular sovereignty.
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The purpose of the preamble of the Constitution is to
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introduce and explain the core ideas of the government's important principles.
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Under the Constitution, political rights protect the freedoms of
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every American citizen.
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Read the Preamble to the US Constitution. 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. According to the Preamble, where does the power for government come from?
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the people
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The president vetoes a bill proposed to become law by Congress. In this situation, what is the purpose of this power?
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to limit the power of the legislative branch
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According to the Constitution, the right of freedom of religion supports
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practicing any religion that one chooses, or none at all.
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Why were the Articles of Confederation replaced with the Constitution?
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The Articles of Confederation did not give strong power to the federal government.
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How does a writ of habeas corpus safeguard individual freedom?
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by allowing the accused to request a trial by jury
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Read the preamble to the Constitution. 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. In the preamble, the phrase "establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility" means
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to create a system of laws for internal peace.
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Read the excerpt from the preamble to the Constitution. Insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare. According to the excerpt, the responsibility of government is to
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maintain internal peace, and support citizens and protect them from foreign threats.