We the People: Your Constitution in Action

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Good Year Books, 2000 - 92 pages
Here's an easy-to-follow resource to help students comprehend and explore the Constitution. We the People follows the order of the Constitution itself -- beginning with The Preamble and the Articles, followed by the Amendments -- and provides specific ties between the Constitution and historical events, making it easy and relevant for teachers to incorporate this material throughout the study of American History.

The Read-and-Answer page prompts students to find information and answer questions about the Constitution. Take Another Look provides more in-depth activities to help students develop skills of a thinking citizen. Students also learn to recognize individual's rights and responsibilities relevant to the facts of a case in You be the Judge. A reproducible full text of the Constitution is included.

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Contents

Introduction
1
ARTICLE IIEXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
22
ARTICLE IIITHE JUDICIAL BRANCH
28
ARTICLE IVSTATE TO STATE
34
Freedom of Religion
40
THE FIFTH AMENDMENT
50
THE 14TH AND 15TH AMENDMENTS
56
A Guide to Cited Cases
66
Constitutional Resources
86
Copyright

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