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Hey can you tell me bout' the USA
Do you know about the government
Can you tell me bout' the constitution
Hey, learn about the USA

In 1787, I'm told our founding fathers did agree,
To write a list of principles for keeping people free
The U.S.A was just starting out a whole brand new country
And so our people spelled it out, the things that we should be

And they put those principle down, and called it the constitution,
and it's been helping us run our country ever since then.
The first part of the constitution is called the preamble, and tells what those founding fathers set out to do.

We the people
In order to form a more perfect union
Establish justice
Ensure domestic tranquility
Provide for the common defense
Promote the general welfare and
Secure the blessing of liberty
To ourselves and our posterity
Do ordain and establish this constitution
For the United States of America

In 1787, I'm told our founding fathers all sat down
And wrote a list of principles
That's known the world around
The U.S.A was just starting out a whole brand new country
And so our people spelled it out
They wanted a land of liberty
And the preamble goes like this:

We the people
In order to form a more perfect union
Establish justice
Ensure domestic tranquility
Provide for the common defense
Promote the general welfare and
Secure the blessings of liberty
To ourselves and our posterity
Do ordain and establish this constitution
For the United States of America

For the United States of America
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