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American government

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KNOW YOUR CONSTITUTION. BREAK IT DOWN AND MAKE IT SIMPLE- LOO K AT THE LANGUAGE AS IT WORKS FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE GOVERNMENT.

KNOW YOUR CONSTITUTION. BREAK IT DOWN AND MAKE IT SIMPLE- LOO K AT THE LANGUAGE AS IT WORKS FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE GOVERNMENT.

Free printable copy of the Bill of Rights, from www.flandersfamily.info

Since the US is celebrating her indepedence this week, it's the perfect time to share my newest free patriotic printables, including Bill of Rights.

Federalism: the relationship between state governments and the federal government.  This split gives some power left up to the federal government but also reserves other powers for the states. Federalism began with the Constituion. -Jordan Wright

Welcome to the behind-the-scenes blog for Constitution USA with Peter Sagal, a 4-part series that premiered on PBS in May of 2013. This blog is no longer being updated, but we hope you enjoy our archive. Visit pbs.org/constitutionUSA for more on the series.

Our Government Teaching Resources & Activities

Every unit in our American Government Curriculum includes engaging and innovative activities like interactive notebooks, digital Google Drive pages, and more!

Your fifth grader can see how well he knows the ten amendments by completing this fun matching exercise! Simply match the amendment on the left with its description on the right. He'll have all ten amendments memorized in no time. #educationdotcom

Your fifth grader can see how well he knows the ten amendments by matching the amendments with their descriptions. He'll have all ten memorized in no time!

Check out this downloadable infographic about "How a Bill Becomes a Law," which explains this complicated process in an easy-to-understand diagram for kids.

For a bill to become a law can be a lengthy process, and many bill don't make it through. This downloadable infographic explains this process in an easy-to-understand diagram for kids.