U.S. Constitution A closer look at the Preamble and its Meaning

"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure 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." — Preamble to the Constitution
We the People of the United States,

Translation: All citizens of the United States of America

in Order to form a more perfect Union,

Translation: to make a stronger country

establish Justice,
Translation: to make sure that everyone is treated fairly
insure domestic Tranquility,
Translation: to make sure that the country is happy and peaceful
provide for the common defence,
Translation: to make sure that the country is protected against attacks
promote the general Welfare,

Translation: to provide services to help everyone

and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity,
Translation: to make sure that we are free and future Americans are free
do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Translation: establish this Constitution for the United States.

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