A More Perfect Union: Italy and America

Feb 02, 2023 753

BY: Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, 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. ~The Preamble of the Constitution of the United States

When the Founding Fathers worked to put forth on this continent a new nation, they developed a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. This was not a new concept, however. Instead, they looked to the Greeks and, of course, the Romans. 

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