Students should be able to identify the articles, amendments, and structures of the United States Constitution. This includes the principles of the Constitution and how they apply to various aspects of government and life. Click the hyperlinks for relevant CPALMS or support references where applicable.
The Interactive United States Constitution
Students must understand the first three Articles of the US Constitution.
Students must know the general content of Articles IV-VII of the US Constitution.
There have been 27 amendments to the Constitution, beginning with the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments, ratified December 15, 1791. Check the Amendment Process here.
Find out how amendments have impacted civic participation over time and/or changed government and society
Find out how the amendments apply to the federal government and the state governments
Federalists vs Anti-Federalists
Clauses of the United States Constitution- Knowing the significant clauses of the Constitution and how have they been interpreted and applied over time.
Please Note: This information is provided by the FDOE Supplemental Guide for the Florida Civic Literacy Exam