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  • Branches of Government

    In this Learning Adventure, we’ll examine what parts of the Constitution give the branches of the Federal Government their specific powers. Those three parts are Article I, Article II, and Article III. Do you know which branch of government the...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-branches-intro
  • How Laws are Made: The Language of the Law

    for a specific purpose, or for the declaration of war. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution, but these do not require the President's signature. Tabling Motion: A motion to stop action on a pending proposal and to...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/21-age-9/j-how-laws-made/43-how-laws-are-made
  • Bill of Rights Facts and Figures

    There were originally 12 amendments to the Constitution, but the first two were never ratified. Amendments three through 12 then became the Bill of Rights. The structure and content of the Bill of Rights was influenced by the Virginia Declaration of...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/bill-of-rights-facts-and-figures
  • Learning Adeventures 9 to 13

    These documents include: The Declaration of Independence: 1776 The Articles of Confederation: 1777 - 1789 The U.S. Constitution: 1789 The Bill of Rights: 1789 - 91 The Emancipation Proclamation: 1863 The Gettysburg Address: 1863

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/learning-adeventures-9-13
  • From Colonial Rule to Independence

    first steps toward creating a new system of government. Before the American Revolutionary War, each state had its own constitution, which gave people certain rights, such as freedom of speech, religion, and the press. During the war, the 13 colonies...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-from-colonial-rule
  • Bill of Rights Facts and Figures

    There were originally 12 amendments to the Constitution, but the first 2 were never ratified. Amendments 3 through 12 then became the Bill of Rights. The structure and content of the Bill of Rights was influenced by the Virginia Declaration of Rights...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-bill-of-rights-facts-figures

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