This handwritten congressional copy of the amendment that banned slavery is signed by President Lincoln and others.
The first charter, or constitution, adopted by the 13 states following the American Revolution.
The first ten Amendments to the Constitution form the Bill of Rights.
The Declaration of Independence was written in 1776 by Thomas Jefferson.
This activity is perfect for commemorating Tax Day.
A perspective by Akhil Reed Amar, professor of law at Yale University Law School, and Douglas W. Kmiec, dean of Catholic University Law School.
This lesson will engage students in the president’s annual address to Congress.
Ten essential facts about the U.S. Constitution.
An image of the original handwritten, signed U.S. Constitution.
This research and deliberation activity is designed to encourage students to look at the issue of immigration reform from different points of view.
These three constitutional amendments abolished slavery and guaranteed equal protection of the laws and the right to vote.
This Town Hall Wall asks: Should Congress stiffen the penalties for television and radio broadcasters who violate FCC indecency standards?
This Town Hall Wall asks: Tell us which party you'd like to control Congress after November's midterm elections.
This Town Hall Wall asks: Should the president or Congress have the final say about the war in Iraq?
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