o compare and contrast the Nevada constitution to the United States constitution.
giving simirlarities and diffrences.
I. Legislative language used to craft constitutional documents can be intentionally restrictive or open to interpretation to give governments parameters for interpreting laws to appropriately regulate society. Discuss general similarities and differences between your state constitution and the U.S. Constitution
A. Document structure
a. preambles in both – Yes, U.S. Constitution has 6 specific parts of the Preamble; HI also has a Preamble w/ state motto – 4 main phrases (We reserve the right to control our destiny, to nurture the integrity of our people and culture, and to preserve the quality of life that we desire. We reaffirm our belief in a government of the people, by the people and for the people…)
b. articles in both – All 3 branches (but appear in different places – I, II, III vs. III, V, VI)
a. State has more articles than U.S. (18 in HI vs. 7 in U.S.)
b. State is much longer than U.S. (Bill of Rights directly in articles, elections, taxation, local government, public health, conservation policies)
B. Government structure
a. Three branches