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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    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 Declaration of Sentiments & Your Rights

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

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