"The front of this book shows the official poster of the Unites States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission... ; and like that poster and the work which the Commission expects to do, this book is dedicated to "We the People"-- to the 128,000,000 who desire to know something about the story of the Constitution, and to have it told to them in such a way that they can understand it. It tries to reach the millions who are not judges or lawyers or professors or historians or otherwise trained in a knowledge of the Constitution which governs the daily lives of us all. It is a book for the people. ... having told how and why the National Government came about, the books tells what the Constitution stands for... ."
(The Story of the Constitution. Unites States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission. 1935.)