Identify the Constitution as the document which establishes the structure, function, powers, and limits of American government.
Civics and Government
Structure and Functions of Government
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Recognize that the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
Explain how government was established through a written Constitution.
Describe the organizational structure (legislative, executive, judicial branches) and powers of the federal government as defined in Articles I, II, and III of the U.S. Constitution.
Analyze how the Constitution has expanded voting rights from our nation's early history to today.
Describe the amendment process as defined in Article V of the Constitution and give examples.