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Preamble to the Constitution

Preamble to the Constitution

of the

American Legion Auxiliary

For God and Country

we associate ourselves together for the

following purposes:


TO uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America,


TO maintain law and order;


TO foster and perpetuate a one hundred per cent Americanism;


TO preserve the memories and incidents of our associations during the Great Wars;


TO inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation;


TO combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses;


TO make right the master of might;


TO promote peace and good will on earth;


TO safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy,


TO participate in and contribute to the accomplishment of the aims and purposes of The American Legion;


TO consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

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