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2.11: The Constitution

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  • What you’ll learn to do: explain the functions of a constitution

    In this section, you will learn about the basic tenants of the U.S. Constitution. You will learn about how the relatively short, seven articles of the Constitution provide a foundation for American values and the basic structure of federalism and the separation of powers.


    The learning activities for this section include:

    • Reading: Basics of the Constitution
    • Reading: Washington State Constitution

    Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.