Constitutional TImeline: National Constitution Center. Constitution Rap - Smart Songs. Constitution Day and Citizenship Day - Civiced.org. Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt with 60-Second Civics Fifty-five delegates were present at the Constitutional Convention, which was held in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787.
Most students can identify George Washington, James Madison, and maybe even Alexander Hamilton. But what about the other fifty-two delegates? Who were they? How did they influence the convention? To Amend or Not to Amend, That's Been the Question…Many Times This lesson asks students to examine recent proposed amendments to the U.S. How Was the Constitution Used to Organize the New Government? This lesson explains the five major accomplishments of the first Congress. Teacher Audio. Interactive Constition - National Constitution Center. America Gets a Constitution Video - The U.S. Constitution. You're almost done!
You will soon receive an activation email. Once you click on the link, you will be added to our list. If you do not receive this email, please contact us. To ensure delivery to your inbox, add us to your address book. Oops, there's a problem. This email address has previously opted out from receiving any emails from HISTORY and/or A+E Networks. The Bill of Rights - activity and 15 min vid. Air Date: December 2013 Live Chat: December 9, 2013, 7am-6pm EST Runtime: 15:00 Civic Holiday: Bill of Rights Day Explore the compelling story of our Constitution’s first ten amendments, from James Madison’s efforts to compile a list of essential freedoms, through the years when the document’s provisions were seldom applied, to present-day court cases that impact all Americans.
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Separation of Powers Do you understand why separation of powers is important for protecting our freedom? This short, engaging video focuses on the constitutional principle of separation of powers. Clear definitions and graphics, an engaging historical narrative, brief scholar interviews, and memorable quotes will make this 6-minute video perfect for use any time of the year! Constitution Powerpoint - A More Perfect Union. Constitution FAQs. Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America. See also: Constitution of the United States Note: Text in hypertext has been amended or superseded.
Amendment I. — Ratified December 15, 1791 Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Amendment II. — Ratified December 15, 1791 A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. Amendment III. — Ratified December 15, 1791 No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. Amendment IV. — Ratified December 15, 1791 Amendment V. — Ratified December 15, 1791.
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Constitution was written in 1787 by a group of 55 men with one purpose and many different personalities. Discover which Founding Father you're most like! School House Rock -The Preamble. National Constitution Center-The Colbert Report. Simplified Constitution and Bill of Rights. This webpage came about because of a lesson I teach at school on how our government functions.
Because these students are middle school students, I went through the Constitution and condensed it into its most basic parts, or, an "Easy Constitution" for the students to understand. Hopefully you find this information useful. If you would like to use this in your class, or for other educational purposes, you may do so as long as you send me an e-mail. Constitution of the United States - National Archives.