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The Early Republic
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
Activities will help students: •understand what the Constitution as it was originally written and ratified said and did not say about voting rights •...
The Constitution and Notes of Debates Lesson Plan
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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 C3 Framework: One Year Later
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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
On September 17, 2013 (Constitution Day), the C3 Framework was released under the title The College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social...
Alexander Hamilton Primary Source Documents
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  • A New Nation
  • High School
Alexander Hamilton, the subject of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s eponymous Broadway show, influenced the drafting the United States Constitution, ensured its...
Constitution Day: Lunch with James Madison
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  • Constitutionalism
  • High School
This twenty-six minute film features seven high school and middle school aged students sharing lunch and discussing the Constitution with President...
Constitutional Compromise Game
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
The Constitution was created through discourse, debate and most importantly- compromise. This interactive board game assists students in learning key...