Read the preambles for the United States Constitution and the Louisiana constitution. We the people of the United States, in order


Read the preambles for the United States Constitution and the Louisiana constitution.
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.
–Preamble, US Constitution
We, the people of Louisiana, grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political, economic, and religious liberties we enjoy, and desiring to protect individual rights to life, liberty, and property; afford opportunity for the fullest development of the individual; assure equality of rights; promote the health, safety, education, and welfare of the people; maintain a representative and orderly government; ensure domestic tranquility; provide for the common defense; and secure the blessings of freedom and justice to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution.
–Preamble, Louisiana constitution
IM BEING TIMED! 100 POINTS!
How are these two preambles different?
Only one includes the phrase “we the people.”
Only one focuses on protecting citizens’ rights.
Only one states the purpose of the document.
Only one expresses individual rights and liberties.


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