New constitution

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(Note that this is at present just a copy of the original text. Proposed editing convention -- added text in bold, text to be deleted should be parenthesized and (parenthesized strike out). Extremely brief explanatory notes (a few words) may be inserted with small italics


We the Sovereign People of the United States, born equally (and) independent, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defence, (promote the general Welfare) protect property, (and) secure the Blessings of Liberty to (ourselves) each American for (and our) Posterity and, acknowledging that the proper function of government is to protect the freedom of individuals from the initiation of force, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

Article I (Legislative)

Article II (Executive)

Article III (Judicial)

Article IV

Article V (Making Amendments)

Article VI

Article VII (Ratification)

Existing Amendments