Introduction to the Articles of Confederation:
To all to whom these Presents shall come, we the undersigned Delegates of the States affixed to our Names send greeting.
Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union between the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts-bay Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
Preamble to the U.S. Constitution:
We the Peopleof 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.
Which option best analyzes the change of focus from state to federal government evident in the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution?
The Founding Fathers realized establishing a federal government would help protect America.
The Founding Fathers believed separation between the states and territories was important.
Swift military action if we are attacked by other nations was important to the Founding Fathers.
Viewing American citizens as individuals was important to the Founding Fathers.