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Comparing the Constitutions

U.S Constitution vs. Florida Constituion
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Craig Pedroza

on 4 December 2012

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Comparing the Constitutions by:
Craig, Ehsan, Annelisa, Roberto, Sarah, Jack Both Florida Constitution U.S. Constitution Florida constitution is longer than the Us Constitution
Contains 12 articles
Based on Reserve powers
Gives power to local government
Has a Declaration of Rights U.S. Constitution's structure of government:
Legislative Branch: Congress
Executive Branch: President, Vice President, President's Cabinet
Judicial Branch: Supreme Court, lower courts Florida Constitution's structure of government:
Legislative Branch: State House and Senate
Executive Branch: Governor and State Agencies
Judicial Branch: Florida Supreme Court, Appeal Ciruit, and County Courts THE END! We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

More to government promises
Says things that the Florida constitution doesn't say like," provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare." We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, in order to secure its benefits, perfect our government, insure domestic tranquility, maintain public order, and guarantee equal civil and political rights to all, do ordain and establish this constitution. We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, in order to secure its benefits, perfect our government, insure domestic tranquility, maintain public order, and guarantee equal civil and political rights to all, do ordain and establish this constitution. We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, in order to secure its benefits, perfect our government, insure domestic tranquility, maintain public order, and guarantee equal civil and political rights to all, do ordain and establish this constitution.

More for the people
Names things that the U.S. Constitution doesn't name like, "guarantee equal,civil and political rights."
Refernces to God Both support increase in process efficiency and speed time to market U.S. constitution is shorter and more to the point than the Floria constitution.
There are 7 Articles of Confederation.
Gives power to federal government. Each state in the United States has its own constitution. Of course, all state constitutions are in a legal sense with the United States Constitution. Many state constitutions guarantee civil rights that the United States Constitution does not.
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