Question 3
Government Basic
The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?

The first three words of the Constitution are “We the People.” The document says that the people of the United States choose to create the government. “We the People” also explains that people elect representatives to make laws. This is a form of self-government.

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