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The Constitution of Arizona

How does Arizona's Constitutions compare to the state of Alabama constitutions? (How does Arizona's Constitution compare to the United States' Constitution?

Compare and contrast the three branches of the Arizona state government with the three branches of the federal government. What do you think is the most important difference between the structure of the Arizona government and the federal government?

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How does Arizona's Constitution compare to the state of Alabama's Constitution? (How does Arizona's Constitution compare to the United States' Constitution?

The Constitution for the state of Alabama is huge compared to that of Arizona and even the Constitution of the United States. The Alabama Constitution gives little self-determination to individual counties and cities so most local decisions need to be voted on by the state assembly and are governed by the state constitution. The Alabama Constitution is the longest still used constitution in the world being over 10 times longer than most state constitutions and 40 times longer than the Constitution of the United States.

There are some interesting differences regarding perceived matters of importance between Arizona and Alabama. For example several amendments or sections of the Arizona constitution are included as a result of the perceived threat of Hispanics to the existing "white" ...

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The solution explores the constitutions of the states of Arizona and Alabama to help the student in tackling the problems listed (see above) that asks a comparative analysis of Arizona's constitution to that of another state's. Additionally, the difference of the Arizona constitution to that of the Federal government is also explored.

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