Alabama Courses of Study
AL.5. United States Studies: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
5.9. Explain how inadequacies of the Articles of Confederation led to the creation and eventual ratification of the Constitution of the United States.
5.9.1. Describing major ideas, concepts, and limitations of the Constitution of the United States, including duties and powers of the three branches of government.
5.9.3. Identifying main principles in the Bill of Rights.
5.12. Summarize successes and failures of the Reconstruction Era.
5.12.1. Evaluating the extension of citizenship rights to African Americans included in the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.