Preamble Vs Articles Of Confederation Analysis

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Preamble Vs. Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation was the first Constitution of the United States, but the Preamble of the Constitution is more significant, due to the fact that the Preamble is by far more successful in representing the people. Although both the Preamble and Articles of Confederation share the same moral of forming a perfect union, both documents contain differences. Both the Articles of Confederation and the Preamble have differences, including the similarity of promoting peace, but the Preamble succeeds in representing content and focus better.

Although both the Preamble and the Articles of Confederation share common ideas, the Preamble is by far more successful in content. The Preamble states “do ordain
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I did not only select both of these articles because they fulfilled the requirements for the assignment, instead, I chose them because they provide opinions and beliefs from others. According to Josh Chafetz, the Preamble to the Constitution was a greater improvement in the government because it divided one power into three, which enhanced the power of the government (Chafetz,Lines 2-5). On the other hand, History.com staff agrees that the Articles of Confederation were not effective, due to the fact that there was only a legislative branch. With only the legislative branch, the government gave the states a lot of power and not enough power was being contributed to the government itself (History Staff,Lines 5-7). According to Chafetz, the Preamble enhanced the power of the government, but the government would have to deal with people’s …show more content…
The greatest similarity both documents share in common, is peace within the United States of America. Both documents share the same idea, but they approach to the idea differently. In other words, peace in the Preamble is implemented when it is stated “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,..” (The Constitution of the United States, 1), while the Articles of Confederation state that, in order to achieve peace there needs to be an agreement, by asserting “The said States hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defense, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other, against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretense whatever” (Articles of Confederation,

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