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"I Have a Dream" Mobiles

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech with a mobile that inspires you to think about your own dreams.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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13th Amendment, Congressional Copy

This handwritten congressional copy of the amendment that banned slavery is signed by President Lincoln and others.

Amendment Cootie Catchers

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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American Flag Pinwheels

Show your patriotic pride with this festive stars-and-stripes-covered pinwheel.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Articles of Confederation

The first charter, or constitution, adopted by the 13 states following the American Revolution.

Ben Franklin Kites

Celebrate one of America's most famous Founding Fathers with a craft inspired by his kite experiment.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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For: Families
Tags: History

Bill of Rights

Help restore the Bill of Rights in this online game.

Grade: 6, 5, 4, 3, 2
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Bill of Rights

The first ten Amendments to the Constitution form the Bill of Rights.

Bill of Rights Bingo

Get more familiar with the Bill of Rights with this simple bingo game.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline

Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline is an online experience highlighting some of the key dates and events that mark more than 200 years of our constitutional history.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Cherry Tree Sun Catchers

Make a dazzling sun catcher inspired by the fabled story of George Washington and the cherry tree.

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Cipher Wheel

Use this cipher wheel to create your own secret code!

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For: Families
Tags: History

Design Your Own Dollar Bill

This activity is perfect for commemorating Tax Day.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Government

Design Your Own Flag

As you learn about the symbolism and importance of our America's flag, you can design your own flag.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Earth Day Bingo

Get inspired about going green with this bingo game.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Civics

Earth Day Cootie Catchers

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher offers ideas for being an eco-friendly, active citizen.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Civics

Election 2012 Student Guide

Follow this guide and see how your voice can be heard.

Fala Pins

Decorate your own Fala pin and wear it proudly to show your support for the country!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: History

Getting to Know the Founding Fathers

Learn more about the delegates of the Constitutional Convention with these Founding Fathers biographies.

Headed to the White House

Here's your chance to run for president!

Lady Liberty Hats

Celebrate freedom by fashioning your own Lady Liberty hat.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Liberty Bell Sun Catchers

Make a dazzling sun catcher to commemorate the Liberty Bell and the constitutional ideals it symbolizes.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Lincoln Hats

Emulate our 16th president with your own version of his signature top hat.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: History

Magna Carta

The Magna Carta, or “Great Charter,” established the rule of law.

Mayflower Compact

This document was an agreement drafted by the settlers of the first New England colony.

Model White House

Make a mini model of the home of the nation's president.

Patriotic Wreaths

Decorate and customize a wreath for Independence Day, Flag Day, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Perspectives on the Constitution: Constitutions Around the World

A perspective by Kim Lane Scheppele, professor of law, political science, and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Perspectives on the Constitution: Understanding Our Constitution

A perspective by Akhil Reed Amar, professor of law at Yale University Law School, and Douglas W. Kmiec, dean of Catholic University Law School.

Preamble Scramble

Have fun getting to know the phrases of the Preamble while you unscramble the puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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President Masks

Discover your alter ego as President Abraham Lincoln or George Washington as you decorate your own presidential mask.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: History

Roman Chariots

Do as the Romans did with these miniature gladiator-style chariots!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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For: Families
Tags: History

Springsteen and Freedom of Expression Crafts

Celebrate freedom of expression by designing your own album cover and making a guitar pin!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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For: Families
Tags: Civics

Tax Day Cootie Catcher

In honor of Tax Day, this cootie catcher offers helpful tips on managing your personal finances.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Government

Thank-A-Vet Postcards

Honor veterans for supporting and defending the Constitution and protecting our freedom by thanking them with a special postcard.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution of the United States: En Espanol

Full text of the U.S. Constitution translated into Spanish.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution of the United States: Fast Facts

Ten essential facts about the U.S. Constitution.

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The Constitution of the United States: First Public Printing

The first public printing of the Constitution was printed on September 19, 1787.

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The Constitution of the United States: Original Image

An image of the original handwritten, signed U.S. Constitution.

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The Constitution of the United States: PDF

The Constitution of the United States as a printable PDF file.

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The Constitution of the United States: PDF Translations

Full text of the U.S. Constitution translated into Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.

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The Federalist Papers

A series of newspaper articles drafted by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, urging ratification of the new Constitution.

The Reconstruction Amendments

These three constitutional amendments abolished slavery and guaranteed equal protection of the laws and the right to vote.

Uncle Sam Hats

Celebrate freedom by making your own Uncle Sam hat.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Virginia Declaration of Rights

Drafted by George Mason, this declaration of rights later became a model for other state constitutions and the Bill of Rights.

Voting Rights Word Puzzle

Learn about the history of voting rights with this word puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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We the Civics Kids Lesson 1: American Flavor: A Cultural Salad of Diversity

Lesson one looks at the contributions made by people from other countries who have come and made their homes here.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 2: The Constitution

Lesson two examines the Constitution as the foundation of our government.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 3: The Bill of Rights

Lesson three continues to develop the students’ understanding of the Constitution by examining the Bill of Rights.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 4: Principles of Justice and the Role of the Judiciary

Lesson four focuses on the principles of justice and the role of the judiciary.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 5: Point of View – School Uniforms

Lesson five provides opportunities for students to examine issues from different points of views.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 6: USA All Stars

Lesson six investigates the concept of leadership.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 7: Historical Figures and Activists

Lesson seven builds on the skills of previous lessons.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 8: Kid Power

Lesson eight celebrates student engagement.

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Which Founder Are You?

Take this quiz to discover which Founder you're most like!