The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription | National Archives

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.

Source: The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription | National Archives

Happy Constitution Day

The U.S. Constitution was signed on this day in 1787. It was ratified by the 13 colonies 4 1/2 months later.


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