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The United States Constitution: The Preamble

The United States Constitution: The Preamble

Help young historians gain insight into the 1787 Constitutional Convention and the founding ideals of the newly formed government with this engaging social studies worksheet! Designed for middle grades, this worksheet gives students the opportunity to practice primary-source analysis on the introduction to the Constitution—the Preamble—which summarized the vision for the new government. Learners will read the Preamble and then seek to identify the meaning of individual phrases in order to better understand the goals of the U.S. Constitution.

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