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The beginning of the Constitution is known as a preamble. A preamble is an opening statement that describes a document's intent and spirit.

The preamble of the US Constitution reads:

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence,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.

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