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234 results for “constitution”
  1. The Constitution


    The Constitution

    Understanding the Constitution and its role in American History is one of the keys to scoring high on the Regents Exam. This video segment covers ...

    Grades: 9-12
  2. Constitution
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    This Library of Congress educational unit includes newspaper articles, notes, and original documents, which trace the process of drafting and adopting the Constitution and Bill ...

    Grades: 6-12
    Provided by: Library of Congress
  3. Teaching the Constitution

    Teaching the Constitution

    This collection includes resources that support teaching the fundamentals of the U.S. Constitution.

  4. Separation of Powers
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    Separation of Powers

    The framers of the Constitution feared too much centralized power, adopting the philosophy of divide and conquer.

    Grades: 9-12
    Provided by: Constitution USA
  5. The Bayonet Constitution


    The Bayonet Constitution

    This video from American Experience describes the events that forced Hawaiian King Kalakaua in 1887 to accept a new constitution for Hawai‘i that limited ...

    Grades: 8-12
    Provided by: American Experience
  6. Equality
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    In the wake of the Civil War, three amendments were added to the U.S. Constitution.

    Grades: 9-12
    Provided by: Constitution USA
  7. The Constitution at Work

    The Constitution at Work

    In this activity, students will analyze documents that span the course of American history to determine their connection to the U.S. Constitution.

    Grades: 8-11
    Provided by: National Archives
  8. Constitution Day Lesson Plan

    Constitution Day Lesson Plan

    This student-centered lesson creates opportunities for authentic  understanding of the process of the creation of constitution-like documents as well as appreciation for the challenges faced ...

    Grades: 7-12
    Provided by: PBS NewsHour
  9. The Constitution: Fixed or Flexible?

    The Constitution: Fixed or Flexible?

    This Democracy in America activity outlines the foundation and design of the Constitution, as well as controversial "hot spots" in ...

    Grades: 12-13+
    Provided by: Annenberg Learner
  10. Whose Constitutional Rights?
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    Whose Constitutional Rights?

    This Slavery by Another Name education unit comprised of audio and video segments and an activity guide focuses on the Reconstruction Amendments and legislation enacted ...

    Grades: 9-12
    Provided by: Slavery by Another Name
  11. Slavery and the U.S. Constitution
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    Slavery and the U.S. Constitution

    In this blended lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students explore how delegates to the U.S. Constitutional Convention in ...

    Grades: 5-8
    Provided by: WGBH