The Constitution
The ConstitutionThe ConstitutionThe Constitution

The Constitution

 

$2.99

The Constitution ebook provides a fully interactive overview of the U.S. Constitution.

This engaging ebook features photographs, interactive timelines, diagrams, biographies, quizzes, slideshows, and primary sources to provide an in-depth analysis of the historical events that led to the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence, the period of crisis that threatened the new nation, the development of the Constitution, and the document itself. Aimed at students in grades 4–8 (ages 8–12), this text can serve as a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning about our nation’s founding documents. The Constitution is available for download for $2.99 and is compatible with Android devices, the iPad2 or later, and the iPad Mini.

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The Constitution begins with a brief but informative history the American Revolution. The Declaration of Independence and also its creators are also analyzed in detail.

The turbulent period following the Revolutionary War is detailed in a series of primary sources, timelines, interactive diagrams, and biographies. Students can read all about our nation’s initial vulnerability—and its moments of near economic and political collapse—in the descriptions of the Newburgh Conspiracy and Shays’s Rebellion.

Students can read biographies of the framers of the Constitution, click through a diagram that outlines some of the initial plans for the new government, swipe through a timeline of the Constitutional Convention, and read about the ratification process.

In the final chapter, students analyze each article of the Constitution and learn about each of the twenty-seven amendments. Most importantly, students will grasp the importance of the document’s flexibility and present-day significance as a guide for lawmakers as well as private citizens.

All readers—students, teachers, librarians, and parents—can access the clear, succinct, age-level appropriate explanations of these historical events.

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The Constitution ebook provides a fully interactive overview of the U.S. Constitution.
This engaging ebook features photographs, interactive timelines, diagrams, biographies, quizzes, slideshows, and primary sources to provide an in-depth analysis of the historical events that led to the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence, the period of crisis that threatened the new nation, the development of the Constitution, and the document itself. Aimed at students in grades 4–8 (ages 8–12), this text can serve as a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning about our nation’s founding documents.

TOC

Chapter 1: The American Revolution
Chapter 2: The Critical Period
Chapter 3: From Convention to Ratification
Chapter 4: Examining the Constitution