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GO 111: Introduction to American Politics: CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK & RIGHTS MOVEMENTS

This guide presents some of the important resources in support of GO111: Introduction to American Politics available via the Colby Libraries and on the Web.

Background Materials

Preamble to the Constitution of the United States

We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure 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.

United States Constitution

Text Courtesy The Avelon Project, Yale University


The Federalist Papers


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