After you read the article, State Constitution, answer the following questions in complete sentences.

1. What is the purpose of the state constitution?

2. What are two similarities between the U.S. Constitution and the Constitution of Minnesota?

3. Reread articles III, IV, V and VI to describe how the Constitution of Minnesota organizes our state government? Write a summary sentence for each of the four articles:

III:

IV:

V:

VI:

4. List at least two rights that are granted to Minnesota citizens in the Constitution of Minnesota:

a.

b.

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