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This is a short, printable book on the history and continuing importance of the US Constitution.
- Cover page
- Read when and where, the US Constitution was written, and by whom.
- The introductory first sentence of the US Constitutioni is called the Preamble.
- Articles I-III of the US Constitution divide the power of the federal government into three branches, the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
- Read how the separation of power in the government has prevented any one group from taking undue power.
- Read summaries of each of the seven articles of the US Constitution.
- The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution enumerate the peoples’ rights.
- Read summaries of amendments 11-27 of the US Constitution.
- Read how the US Constitution has been the model for many countries’ constitutions and where the original is located.
- Questions to answer about the US Constitution. Answers:
- The Preamble
- Legislative, Executive, Judicial
- The BIll of Rights.
For the Teacher:
There are 2 ways to use this book!
Read it online using the interactive viewer on this page.
Print the PDF to make a short book for young readers. Make sure the pages are in the right order. Staple the pages together at the left of the page, then read the book, and optionally color the pages.