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North Carolina History. SS Level 4 Ms. Lewis. Today we will learn about the North Carolina Constitution: Why the Constitution is important 2. Preamble. Why is it important?.

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North carolina history

North Carolina History

SS Level 4 Ms. Lewis

  • Today we will learn about the North Carolina Constitution:

  • Why the Constitution is

  • important

  • 2. Preamble


Why is it important
Why is it important?

  • The constitution for North Carolina is important because it helps give all the people in North Carolina the rights that they all deserve.

  • It also helps the government to know how to do their jobs and help the people.


Video
Video

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qW-Db6Uxtwo


North carolina constitution preamble
North Carolina Constitution – Preamble

We, the people of the State of North Carolina, grateful to Almighty God, the Sovereign Ruler of Nations, for the preservation of the American Union and the existence of our civil, political and religious liberties,


North carolina constitution preamble cont
North Carolina Constitution – Preamble (cont)

  • and acknowledging our dependence upon Him for the continuance of those blessings to us and our posterity, do, for the more certain security thereof and for the better government of this State, ordain and establish this Constitution.


Video1
Video

  • North Carolina State Constitution Preamble


What does it mean
What does it mean?

  • We, the people of the State of North Carolina – These are the people that live in North Carolina and call it home.


What does it mean1
What does it mean?

  • grateful to Almighty God, the Sovereign Ruler of Nations – they are appreciative to God that they can be free and call North Carolina their home.


What does it mean2
What does it mean?

  • For the preservation of the American Union – to make sure that America stays together (united).


What does it mean3
What does it mean?

  • and the existence of our civil, political and religious liberties – that we would have freedom to work together, vote and be involved in government, and choose our own religion.


What does it mean4
What does it mean?

  • and acknowledging our dependence upon Him for the continuance of those blessings to us and our posterity – Recognizing that we are thankful for the blessings that we have for

  • ourselves and our

  • family.


What does it mean5
What does it mean?

  • …do, for the more certain security thereof – to make sure that we are safe as a state.


What does it mean6
What does it mean?

  • and for the better government of this State – that our state will have good government.


What does it mean7
What does it mean?

  • ordain and establish this Constitution – decree and start this agreement.


Extension activity
Extension Activity

  • Draw a picture showing what North Carolina’s Constitution preamble means or stands for.


Until next time
Until Next Time

  • Thanks for following along. Next time we will learn more about the key parts of North Carolina’s Constitution.


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