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DIRECTIONS: Directions: Study the Oath of Office noted below. Use a dictionary to find a synonym for each word listed under the oath. Write each synonym on the line next to the word. We've done the first one for you.

Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

  1. solemnly                 sincerely

  2. swear ______________________________

  3. affirm ______________________________

  4. faithfully ______________________________

  5. execute ______________________________

  6. office ______________________________

  7. ability ______________________________

  8. preserve ______________________________

  9. protect ______________________________

  10. defend ______________________________

  11. Constitution ______________________________

Directions: On the lines below, rewrite the Oath of Office, replacing the actual words with the synonyms you wrote above.

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