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.”
This was a very important one because the American people wanted make sure they’d have justice under the Constitution.
Shays’ Rebellion was one of the main reason the Constitutional Convention was held. The people were worried about peace between the nations borders after the rebellion against having to repay war debts.
Provide for the common defense:
This particular statement said that no individual state could defend itself against attack. It was the whole country’s fight. This helped promote unity and a deep love for one’s country.
Promote the general welfare:
The statement said that the government would care for the people’s well-being as much as possible.
Secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity:
This is one of the most important statements in the entire document. It means that they provide the promise of freedom to ourselves and for our children and their children and so forth.
Ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America:
This last statement of the preamble states that the people made this document as one body and they give the United States its power.