In Order to form a more perfect Union

from Constitutional Convention (Ft. James Madison & Thomas Jefferson) – The U.S. Constitution (Preamble) on Rap Genius

Meaning

The Framers were dissatisfied with the United States under the Articles of Confederation, but they felt that what they had was the best they could have, up to now. They were striving for something better. The Articles of Confederation had been a grand experiment that had worked well up to a point, but now, less than ten years into that experiment, cracks were showing. The new United States, under this new Constitution, would be more perfect. Not perfect, but more perfect.

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