Thursday, September 17, 2009

Constitution Day

Today is the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution.

Here are some good links for activities:

Read the whole thing here:

Here is an outline of the Articles:
Article I - Legislative Department - how senators and representatives are chosen, rules of procedure, compensation, privileges and restrictions, mode of passing laws, powers granted to Congress, powers denied to the Federal Governmnent, powers denied to the states.

Article II - Executive Department - President and Vice President, powers and duties of the President, Impeachment

Article III - Judicial Department - The Federal Courts, jurisdiction of the Federal Courts, Treason

Article IV - The States and the Federal Government - state records, privileges and immunities of citizens, new states and territories, guarantees to the states

Article V - Method of amendment

Article VI - Public Debt, Supremacy of the Constitutuion, Oath of Office

Article VII - Ratification

God Bless America!

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