U.S. Constitutional History

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The U.S. Constitution was adopted by delegates at the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. Use the printables, references, and lessons below to examine the significance of this document in American history. Teach your students about its writing and explore the meaning of democracy with cross-curricular activities. There are resources on the Bill of Rights and other constitutional amendments to help educate students of all ages about their civil rights.

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    Slavery & The Civil War – Videos & Activities

    Examine the role of slavery in the Civil War and the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation t... read more


    Canadian Bill of Rights

    Discuss the Canadian Bill of Rights with students, then allow them to interpret each right into more... read more


    Constitution Act of 1982

    Research Canada's Constitution Act, 1982, to answer the questions in this worksheet. Students will a... read more


    The Nineteenth Amendment

    Students read an explanation of the Nineteenth Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, and co... read more


    USA PATRIOT Act – Security vs. Privacy

    Use a lesson that gives students the opportunity to become acquainted with some broad issues related... read more


    The Bill of Rights

    Increase social studies skills with an activity that focuses on the Bill of Rights in the Constitution. read more


    The Declaration of Sentiments & Your Rights

    Compare two declarations for personal rights and have students write their own. This is a great res... read more


    Know Your Rights

    An article about U.S. constitutional rights and the U.N.'s Convention on the Rights of the Child. read more

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