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Declaration of Independence (3)
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U.S. Constitution (10)
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Constitution Resources
http://www.ed.gov/free/constitution/index.html
Source: FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)

Tools for learning about the U.S. Constitution. Includes information about who drafted the Constitution and how, a timeline showing the impact of the Constitution, and explanations of 300 Constitution-related topics.
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Conversations on the Constitution
http://www.abanet.org/publiced/conversations/const
Source: American Bar Association

Information on the American Bar Association's Conversations on the Constitution program, which is designed "to encourage civil discussion and debate about the meaning of some of the Constitution’s concepts and clauses that have been the subject of ongoing constitutional debates." Includes advice on how to set up a conversation, conversation starters and focus questions. The materials are appropriate for middle school students, high school students and adults. The program's topics include separation of powers, the advice and consent of the Senate, establishment of religion, and unreasonable searches and seizures.
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Constitution Day Implementation Guide
http://www.naspa.org/policy/constitutionday.cfm
Source: NASPA (Student Affairs Administrator in Higher Education)

Ideas on how colleges and universities can offer educational programs for their students to satisfy the new federal law requiring entities that receive federal funding commemorate Constitution Day.
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National Constitution Center
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/
Source: National Constitution Center

The site contains a plethora of information regarding the U.S. Constitution including Constitution basics, how the Constitution affects our lives, and the history behind the Constitution. Also included are activities and information for students and teachers, and select issues, essays, and debates involving the Constitution. A list and text of numerous other historical documents relating to the Constitution are also provided.
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Get To Know The Most Important Legal Document Ever Created
http://www.constitutionfacts.com/
Source: Oak Hill Publishing Co.

Information about the U.S. Constitution including insights into the men who wrote it, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted it. Also includes quotes, puzzles and quizzes.
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