The Constitution

FL Standards:
1.5: Identify how the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation led to the writing of the Constitution.
1.8: Explain the viewpoints of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists regarding the ratification of the Constitution and inclusion of a bill of rights.
1.7: Describe how the Constitution limits the powers of government through separation of powers and checks and balances.

1.6: Interpret the intentions of the Preamble of the Constitution.
3.3: Illustrate the structure and function (three branches of government established in Articles I, II, and III with corresponding powers) of government in the United States as established in the Constitution.
3.5: Explain the Constitutional Amendment process.

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