The Constitution of the United States

The Constitution of the United States was written in 1789, and established the three branches of government – Executive, Judicial, and Legislative. Think of it as the rulebook for the United States – rules for how the government, and all government officials, should work.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four

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Preamble

Malachi Wagner
Student

Article 1

Sections 1 and 2
Congressman Larry Bucshon
U.S. Representative

Sections 3 and 4
Mike Braun
Senator for Indiana

Sections 5 to 10
Anna Lismore

Article 2

Sections 1 and 2
Amy Back

Section 3
Marilyn Pitzulo
Associate Chief for Adult Education

Section 4
Edie Hardcastle
Vanderburgh County Democratic Party Chair

Article 3

Sections 1, 2, and 3
Rita Thews
Legal Assistant

Article 4

Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4
Lloyd Winnecke
Mayor of Evansville

Article 5

Joshua Merkel

Article 6

Troy Moss
Indiana State Director, American Atheists
President, Northern Indiana Atheists

Article 7

The Signatories

William Lismore
Executive Director

Meghana Makoday
Education Coordinator

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