FANDOM


Chapter 2: The Constitution and the Structure of Government (Dave B)


  • Checks and Balances Game:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usa_game/government/checks_and_balances.htm

  • Branches of Government Game:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usa_game/government/branches_government.htm

  • Interactive Constitution (visit other activities at this site):

http://constitutioncenter.org/constitution

  • History Channel’s Constitution Page:

http://www.history.com/topics/constitution

  • Constitution Practice Quiz:

http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/constitution_day/activities/quiz/index.asp

  • Branches of Power Game:

http://www.pbs.org/tpt/constitution-usa-peter-sagal/constitution-games/branches-power/

  • Citizenship Test:

http://www.pbs.org/tpt/constitution-usa-peter-sagal/constitution-games/citizenship-quiz/

  • Constitutional Convention Learning Activity:

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/the-constitutional-convention

  • Bill of Rights Learning Activity:

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/the-bill-of-rights-game

  • Branches of Power Learning Activity:

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/branches-of-power

  • Executive Command Learning Activity:

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/executive-command

  • Court Quest Learning Activity:

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/court-quest

  • Guide to the Constitution:

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/a-guide-to-the-united-states-constitution

Key Concepts in the Constitution (longer video but broken into segments): http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/key-constitutional-concepts

  • Bill of Rights Videos:

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/(X(1)S(02nuff4551nhdzzeoi34j455))/page/the-story-of-the-bill-of-rights

  • Delegates to the Constitutional Convention:

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/faulkner/ http://teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/delegates/alpha/

  • Constitutional Convention Video:

http://www.pbs.org/tpt/constitution-usa-peter-sagal/classroom/episode-1-federalism/

  • Separation of Powers Video:

http://www.pbs.org/tpt/constitution-usa-peter-sagal/classroom/episode-4-we-the-people/

  • Constitutional Amendments Quiz:

http://www.quiz-tree.com/United-States-Constitution_Constitutional-Amendments_1imageXML.html?subjPage=United_States_Constitution_main&tableID=1

  • Amendments Learning Activity:

http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/viewobject.aspx?id=soc5602

  • Constitution Learning Activity:

http://www.learner.org/courses/democracyinamerica/dia_2/dia_2_ct.html

  • Constitution Practice Quizzes:

http://www.historyteacher.net/USProjects/USQuizzes/Constitution1.htm http://www.historyteacher.net/USProjects/USQuizzes/Constitution2.htm http://www.historyteacher.net/USProjects/USQuizzes/Constitution3.htm http://www.historyteacher.net/USProjects/Quizzes5-6/Constitution5.htm

  • Citizenship Test:

http://www.learner.org/courses/democracyinamerica/dia_1/dia_1_ct.html

  • Articles of Confederation:

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/artconf.asp

  • Constitution:

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/usconst.asp

  • Federalist vs. Antifederalist Activity:

http://wps.pearsoncustom.com/wps/media/objects/2429/2487357/federalism/intro.html

  • Branches of Government:

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/6-8/government/branches.html

Images (Charts,Graphs, Pictures): Structure of Government Image (2): http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--HUhI6XyNtM/Tpgza-dTFJI/AAAAAAAADpE/BbYonksjwNs/s1600/government-structure.jpeg http://education.mnhs.org/sites/default/files/styles/nl_large_image/public/images/nl/7-8_0.jpg?itok=36AfceZX

  • Duties of Each Branch Image:

http://etechplace.org/clough/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Picture-14.png

Constitutional Convention Image: Scene_at_the_Signing_of_the_Constitution_of_the_United_States.jpg

  • Constitution Image:

http://www.westernjournalism.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/constitution-2-SC.jpg

  • Federalist vs. Antifederalist Images (3):

fed4.png http://mrkash.com/activities/images/federalistsantifederalists.jpg http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/ushisgov/themes/government/feds_antifeds2.gif

  • 3/5 Compromise Image:

http://mrkash.com/activities/images/threefifthscompromise.jpg

  • The Great Compromise Image:

http://drewkaufman.wikispaces.com/file/view/great%20compromise.jpg/382085606/800x400/great%20compromise.jpg http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/ushisgov/themes/government/gr_comp2.gif

  • Separation of Powers/Checks and Balances Image:

http://gannushistory.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/checkbalance.jpg?w=640

  • Comparing House to Senate Image:

compareHouseSenate.gif

  • Bill of Rights Image:

http://70ee57.medialib.glogster.com/thumbnails/94/948f4256ccce0478f8c263714bcf7c713c5b1865b1b3cd9000c5e0c04e49838f/the-bill-of-rights-source.jpg

  • Weakness of Articles of Confederation Images (2):

http://ndstudies.gov/sites/default/file/GND-2013-2015-8_weaknesses.jpg http://ndstudies.gov/sites/default/file/articles-weaknesses.jpg

  • Independence Hall Constitutional Convention Image:

Independence_Hall_in_Philadelphia_by_Ferdinand_Richardt,_1858-63.jpg George Washington: Gilbert_Stuart_Williamstown_Portrait_of_George_Washington.jpg James Madison: James_Madison.jpg

  • Ratification of the Constitution Images (2):

http://apushcanvas.pbworks.com/f/1381458323/ratification%20by%20state.JPG http://www.dsusd.k12.ca.us/users/kevin.husen/AmericanGov/Book/ebook/products/0-13-251359-5/MAG01se0205a5005.gif

  • Amending the Constitution Image:

http://www.thisnation.com/media/figures/amendments.jpg

  • Guide to the Constitution Image:

http://thumbnails.visually.netdna-cdn.com/the-10minute-guide-to-the-us-constitution_50290b9cdf86a.png

  • Constitutional Design: Bicamerialism and Checks and Balances


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7yUsvbs0co

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.