Social Studies - 2018-19

GOVT.4b - The Preamble of the United States Constitution

The student will apply social science skills to understand the Constitution of the United States by 

b) evaluating the purposes for government stated in the Preamble; 

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

Big Themes/Concepts: Unity, Power, Authority


The American government is one of the people. 


UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

The purposes for government are established in the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States.  

ESSENTIALS

Purposes for government as stated in the Preamble 

• To form a more perfect union 

• To establish justice 

• To ensure domestic tranquility 

• To provide for the common defense 

• To promote the general welfare 

• To secure the blessings of liberty

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 22, 2017