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Center for the Constitution at Montpelier 

The Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier offers world-class on-site and Web-enabled educational programming. The Center’s goal is to inspire participation in civic dialogue, improve the public’s understanding of the founding principles of the United States, and enable citizens to deepen their understanding of and participation in our democracy. The Center was established by The Montpelier Foundation in 2002 with a goal of becoming the nation's leading resource in high quality constitutional education. The Center serves as a teaching academy, a place where professionals are immersed in an intellectual engagement with the theory and meaning of the American Constitution. Over 30,000 professionals from all 50 states and over 60 countries have participated in the Center's programs — among these are teachers, state supreme court justices, and elected officials.

Learn more on the Center for the Constitution at Montpelier and take a free online course at https://www.montpelier.org/

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The 9th Amendment
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Developed by the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, this video...
The Constitution and Notes of Debates Lesson Plan
  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Using http://context.montpelier.org as a reference, in this Notes of Debates lesson, students will understand why the Notes are important and how the...
Free Exercise and the 1st Amendment
  • Constitutionalism
  • High School
Developed by the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, this video...
Privacy and the 3rd Amendment
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Developed by the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, this video...
Modern Challenges to the Freedom of Speech
  • Founding Era Documents
  • High School
Developed by the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, this video...
Application of the Bill of Rights
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Developed by the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, this video...