In the table below insert the language that you found in each Constitution that speak to the General Welfare.

I have a quick assignment, whoever can do it, I will appreciate. Is due after 1 hour. It’s about the United States Law and constitution.

01.09 Homework Assignment: Civics (90 min)

This exercise is intended to give you practice accessing the Federal Constitution and the Constitutions of Idaho, Washington and Alaska.  You will identify the specific section or area of the constitutions that are considered the General Welfare Section

A general welfare clause is a section that appeared in many constitutions, as well as in some charters and statutes, which provides that the governing body empowered by the document may enact laws to promote the general welfare of the people, sometimes worded as the public welfare.

Getting Started

1. To complete this exercise you will start at the United States Constitution

2. In another browser tab or window open the Idaho State Constitution, then the Washington State Constitution and finally the Alaska State Constitution

What to submit for the assignment

Write a response to the following questions based on your review:

1.      In the table below insert the language that you found in each Constitution that speak to the General Welfare.

Constitution Date Adopted Location of General Welfare Clause in Constitution Cut and Paste actual language here
United States
Idaho
Washington
Alaska

1. Was there any difference in the language?

2. Did you find interesting to you about the statements?

3. Look at the general layout of the four documents in terms of how the various general sections are placed in the documents.

1. The Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, are located as amendments.

1. Does each state constitution outline the Bill of Rights?

2. Where are they located in the state Constitutions?

4. As you briefly review the State Constitutions what unique element of each Constitution stands out to you for each state?

State Unique feature not in other states
Idaho
Washington
Alaska

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