This lesson introduces students to different viewpoints and debates surrounding the 2nd Amendment by using the National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution. Students will build understanding of the resources and methods used by justices on the Supreme Court and Constitutional scholars when analyzing and forming opinions about articles, sections, and clauses of the Constitution.
This lesson builds student understanding of the relationships between the United States’ founding
documents by comparing and contrasting the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution,
and the Bill of Rights.