Constitutional Convention by Shmoop
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Constitutional Convention by Shmoop

Constitutional Convention, a la Shmoop. After winning the Revolutionary War, early Americans feared that the US could turn into a monarchy. That is, a country run by a big fat dictator called a king… …just like the one we had fought a war to free ourselves from. Our central government was very weak. People had […]

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Easy Ways to Remember the Amendments
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Easy Ways to Remember the Amendments

What are some easy ways to remember the Amendments? The first ten Amendments to the Constitution are called the Bill of Rights. And the tenth one limits what the federal government can do in order to protect those rights. I thought that said the authority and rule making went to the states. The ninth amendment […]

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00 Constitution of Nepal, Preamble / प्रस्तावना [Part 0]
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00 Constitution of Nepal, Preamble / प्रस्तावना [Part 0]

The constitution of Nepal Constituent Assembly Secretariat Singha Durbar, Kathmandu PREAMBLE We, the people of Nepal, in exercise of the sovereign powers inherent in us, Embracing the sovereign right of the people and the right to autonomy and self- rule, by maintaining Nepal’s independence, sovereignty, geographical integrity, national unity, freedom and dignity, Remembering the glorious […]

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Federalism by Shmoop
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Federalism by Shmoop

Federalism, a la Shmoop. Any time you and your sibling have gotten into it with each another… your parents have likely stepped into the ring to separate the two of you, and to get you both to play nice. Well, back when our country was even younger than…you and your sibling… …it got into some […]

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A Constitution’s Road Trip
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A Constitution’s Road Trip

[poignant music] [camera shutter clicking] – How does the Constitution affect my life? – Where should we start? [camera shutter clicking] – I wish I knew more about the Constitution. – I don’t know what it is. I can’t figure it out. – Uh… – I don’t know. – I don’t know anything about it. […]

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The Constitution and Executive Power
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The Constitution and Executive Power

> >>The following program is a production of the Fairfax Network, Fairfax County Public Schools.>>This program was made possible through generous support of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens and by the generous support of Verizon Communications to the Constitutional Sources Project. Additional funding for the Constitutional […]

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