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Charters of Freedom - The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights

WEBSITE: Authoritative Federal website including The National Archives, The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

In honor of U.S. President's Day, NerdWallet researched how our historical leaders came to be on our money. The Treasury.gov Resource Center says, “Our records do not suggest why certain Presidents and statesmen were chosen for specific denominations.” Is that really so? NerdWallet breaks down which presidents are featured on U.S. currency – including small bills, coins, and rare denominations – and why.

Presidents On Your Money Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the category. Check out Presidents On Your Money now!

We should probably read these once in a while!  Know your rights.

National Archive - view high resolution digital scans of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights.

Compare the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the Mayflower Compact and More - Free online Course on US Citizenship

Compare the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the Mayflower Compact and More - Free online Course on US Citizenship

U.S. Government & Civics Unit: Informational Texts & Activities Low Prep - Let your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classroom or home school students master their social studies skills with this resource. Topics include civic duties & responsibilities, Articles of Confederation, Constitutional Convention, US Constitution, separation of powers, Bill of Rights, and more. Your fourth, fifth, and sixth graders will work on informational text (or nonfiction), reading skills, test prep and review, and…

U.S. Government & Civics Unit: Informational Texts & Activities Low Prep

U.S. Government & Civics Unit: Informational Texts & Activities Low Prep - Let your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classroom or home school students master their social studies skills with this resource. Topics include civic duties & responsibilities, Articles of Confederation, Constitutional Convention, US Constitution, separation of powers, Bill of Rights, and more. Your fourth, fifth, and sixth graders will work on informational text (or nonfiction), reading skills, test prep and review, and…

How a Bill Becomes a Law Board Game Activity - This is a game board that can be printed off and used after a discussion of how a bill becomes a law. Some of the key topics covered are two-thirds vote, veto, House of Representatives, Senate, the President, etc. Great for your 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade upper elementary or middle school students.

How a Bill Becomes a Law Board Game Activity

How a Bill Becomes a Law Board Game Activity - This is a game board that can be printed off and used after a discussion of how a bill becomes a law. Some of the key topics covered are two-thirds vote, veto, House of Representatives, Senate, the President, etc. Great for your 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade upper elementary or middle school students.

Civic & Government: The Bill of Rights: Debating the Amendments Lesson Plan from the Library of Congress. In the lesson, students examine a copy of twelve possible amendments to the United States Constitution as originally sent to the states for their ratification in September of 1789. Students debate and vote on which of these amendments they would ratify and compare their resulting “Bill of Rights” to the ten amendments ratified by ten states that have since been known by this name.

Students examine a copy of twelve possible amendments to the United States Constitution from and debate and vote on which of these amendments they would ratify to produce a Bill of Rights.

Throughout #July4th or even just watching the news, listen for these important terms and mark off the squares on the board. How quickly can you fill your board? Great for kids to get more familiar with The Bill of Rights. #DIY

American Documents -Throughout or even just watching the news, listen for these important terms and mark off the squares on the board. How quickly can you fill your board? Great for kids to get more familiar with The Bill of Rights.

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