2. What does the Constitution do?

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The Constitution/ of the United States/ divides/ government power/ between the national government/ and state governments./

The name/ for this division of power/ is/ “federalism.”/

Federalism is/ an important idea/ in the Constitution./

We call/ the Founding Fathers/ who wrote/ the Constitution/ the “Framers”/ of the
Constitution./ The Framers wanted/ to limit/ the powers/ of the government,/ so they separated/ the powers/ into three branches:/ executive,/ legislative,/ and judicial./

The Constitution explains/ the power/ of each branch./ The Constitution also includes/ changes and additions,/ called “amendments.”/

The first 10 amendments are called/ the “Bill of Rights.”/ The Bill/ of Rights/ established/ the individual rights/ and liberties/ of all Americans./

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