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US Constitution


Curipod generated lesson: "US Constitution". #1-4

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Updated 3 months ago

1. Slide
60 seconds
Did you know?
The first draft of the US Constitution was written by James Madison in 1787. The US Constitution is the oldest and shortest written Constitution of any major government in the world. The US Constitution was written on 4 parchment sheets that measure 24 3/4 inches by 29 3/4 inches each.
2. Open question
300 seconds
What important rights does the US Constitution protect?
3. Open question
300 seconds
What would the United States be like without the US Constitution?
4. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a goofy pig juggling bananas while riding a unicycle.
5. Poll
60 seconds
Which document is the supreme law of the United States?
  • Bill of Rights
  • US Constitution
  • Articles of Confederation
  • Declaration of Independence
6. Poll
60 seconds
How many amendments are there in the US Constitution?
  • 100
  • 10
  • 27
  • 50
7. Poll
60 seconds
Who wrote the US Constitution?
  • John Adams and Alexander Hamilton
  • Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin
  • George Washington and Thomas Jefferson
  • James Madison and other Founding Fathers
8. Poll
60 seconds
What is the purpose of the Preamble in the US Constitution?
  • To establish rules for impeachment
  • To state the goals and purposes of the government
  • To list individual rights and freedoms
  • To define powers reserved to states
9. Poll
60 seconds
What is an amendment in relation to the US Constitution?
  • An official declaration
  • A change or addition to it
  • A punishment for breaking it
  • A secret message hidden within
10. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the name of the first ten amendments to the US Constitution?

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