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The U.S. Constitution contains many complicated ideas and concepts that can be hard for students to grasp. Use these resources when teaching the Constitution and using the video A More Perfect Union: George Washington and the Making of the Constitution!

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Use these inquiry questions to spark analysis while teaching the Constitution.

  • Why is it difficult to work with people who disagree with one another? How might it be rewarding?
  • Is breaking or bending the rules always bad?
  • How does one create a powerful government while protecting the liberties of its citizens?
  • What does good leadership look like?
  • Why is the Constitution important today?

Interactive Map

Use this link to access an interactive map showing the Constitution ratification process.

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Transcript

Transcript

Download the transcript of A More Perfect Union: George Washington and the Making of the Constitution to help view and plan with the film.

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Constitution Home

Click the link to go back to the Constitution Home Page.

Constitution Home

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Learn how George Washington successfully led the creation of a new form of government!

This project was funded through a grant approved by the Americana Corner Preserving America Grant Program

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