Constitutional Principles
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Constitutional Principles

Welcome back, Government students! In Unit 1 you learned about the foundations of American government. Where we came from and how we got started here in the United States. You also learned about our first real attempt at forming a government to unify the colonies— The Articles of Confederation… As you remember, that was a […]

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How the Constitution is Organized
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How the Constitution is Organized

The Constitution is organized into three main parts; the Preamble, the Articles, and the Amendments. When it was written in 1787 it only took up several large pages, but the best way to think about its organization, is by comparing it to a book. The Preamble is like an introduction. The Articles are like chapters […]

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Have you ever read the Utah Constitution?
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Have you ever read the Utah Constitution?

– Ask yourself when the last time was you read the Utah Constitution. – Bueller, Bueller. – If you’re like most Utahns, the answer is never. When somebody mentions the constitution, they typically refer to the United States Constitution, a document many of us learn about and read in school. But the Utah Constitution? It’s […]

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