12 Questions about the US Constitution

12 Questions about the US Constitution

by Kate Conley

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Overview

Tells the story behind the ultimate legal document of the United States. Each spread provides information about the context, wording, and lasting effects of the document paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and historical images.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632353399
Publisher: 12-Story Library
Publication date: 06/01/2016
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

What is the US Constitution? 4

Why Was the US Constitution Written? 6

What Happened at the Constitutional Convention? 8

Who Wrote the US Constitution? 10

How Was the US Constitution Ratified? 12

How Is the US Constitution Organized? 14

What Is the legislative Branch? 16

What Is the Executive Branch? 18

What Is the Judicial Branch? 20

Can the US Constitution Be Changed? 22

What is the Bill of Rights? 24

Is the US Constitution Useful Today? 26

Fact Sheet 28

Glossary 30

For More Information 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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