What does this statement mean "we the people of the united states,
The power of the government comes from the people.
it's referring that everyone has the right of free will,vote,own a land etc etc. basically means everyone has a choice on what to say on the matter.
This statement refers to all the citizens of the United States. This is when the constitution was being ordained as it is the citizens of United States that ordained and established the constitution.
It is a collective term indicating the mass of US citizens. This line is the beginning phrase of the preamble of the US Constitution which is an oath from the US citizens to uphold and protect the Constitution.