The Constitution: Rules for Running a Country

Article IV: States Playing Nice

In the early days, states often got along like quarreling brothers and sisters. They didn’t always play nice! That’s why Article IV talks about the way states are supposed to treat each other.

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Response Question: 
  1. Click the link for Article IV, Section 1. Find the part that says The Meaning. What does Section 1 require states to do?
  2. Click the link for Article IV, Section 2. What does Section 2 require states to do?
  3. What do you think might happen if the Constitution didn’t have these rules?
  4. Giveaway question: Which one is known as the “Full Faith and Credit” clause — Section 1 or Section 2? Why?
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