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CONSTITUTION SCAVENGER HUNT: A Primary Source Analysis

This Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt will allow your students to browse through the Constitution and find the main concepts about the 7 Articles and 27 Amendments. Introduce, study, or review the United States Constitution by making it a race or a center activity for your students. This scavenger hunt has been a great way to enjoy learning about such an important primary source document! #constitutionday #constitution #civics

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Ten minute guide to the Constitution could be used as intro to lesson. Students could work with partner/group to find out info and then jigsaw with members of class.

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When it was ratified in 1789, the US Constitution didn’t just institute a government by the people – it provided a way for the people to alter the Constitution itself. And yet, of the nearly 11,000 amendments proposed in the centuries since, only 27 have succeeded as of 2016. Peter Paccone explains why the US Constitution is so hard to change.

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One of the main points of the 6th amendment is you have a right to a public and speedy trial

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