Is the Constitution Important?

By: Max Biruk

What Is The Preamble?

The Preamble to the United States Constitution is a brief introductory statement of the Constitution's fundamental purposes and guiding principles.

What Are the Seven Articles Of The Constitution?

Article 1

Article 1 establishes the first of the three branches of the government, the Legislative Branch. The Legislative branch makes the laws.

Article 2

Article 2 establishes the second of the three branches of government, the Executive Branch. the Executive branch enforces the laws.

Article 3

Article 3 establishes the last of the three branches of government, the Judiciary Branch. The Judiciary Branch interprets the laws.

Article 4

Article 4 states that all states will honor the laws of all other states.

Article 5

Article 5 details the method of amending, or changing, the Constitution.

Article 6

Article 6 declares the constitution is "the supreme law of the land".

Article 7

Article 7 says that nine states must ratify the Constitution for it to go into effect.