The Constitution of the United States

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

The First Constitutional Convention was held in 1787 in response to calls for a stronger federal government. The U.S. Constitution was created to lay out the basic laws and principles of the United States. The Bill of Rights was added to ensure the human rights of American citizens. THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES series showcases the major amendments to the Constitution since its ratification in 1792, and summarizes how the Constitution and Bill of Rights were created. Each book contains the complete text of the Constitution and discusses how the Constitution or an amendment affects our lives today. Report Links woven throughout the text direct readers to informative primary-source information.

  • Satisfies the Nault typical course of study for the fifth grade: Democracy’s principles and documents
  • Empowering young people with text knowledge backed by the Internet
  • 30 Internet links per title will be maintained and kept up to date on www.myreportlinks.com
  • Will save some of the time it takes students, parents, and educators to find Internet sites
  • Supports the Social Studies curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, and an index
  • Fall 2007
  • Series Lexile: 0
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A Look at the Bill of Rights

A Look at the Bill of Rights

Protecting the Rights of Americans

Amy Graham
Part of THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES series, this title recounts the events that led up to the creation of the U.S. Constitution, with primary focus on the creation of the first ten amendments...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-064-4
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A Look at the Eighteenth and Twenty-first Amendments

A Look at the Eighteenth and Twenty-first Amendments

The Prohibition and Sale of Intoxicating Liquors

Amy Graham
Accenting the efforts of the Prohibition groups such as the Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Anti-Saloon League, author Amy Graham reviews the events and sentiments of the times that led to the short-lived existence of the Eighteenth Amendment...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-063-7
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A Look at the First Amendment

A Look at the First Amendment

Freedom of Speech and Religion

John Richard Conway, Esq.
They are two of America’s most fundamental and cherished rights, familiar to young and old alike – the right of free speech and the freedom of religion. But like most of the Bill of Rights and its amendments, the First Amendment is more subtle and intricate than most of us realize, something that author Conway makes clear in this detailed look at the deceptively simple right that gives us these familiar phrases...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-069-9
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A Look at the Fourth Amendment

A Look at the Fourth Amendment

Against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures

Doreen Gonzales
What constitutes probable cause? Does the Patriot Act violate the Fourth Amendment? These are just a couple of the many questions author Doreen Gonzales explores as she explains how the Fourth Amendment came to exist, why it is important, ways in which it has been challenged in the U.S..Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-062-0
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A Look at the Nineteenth Amendment

A Look at the Nineteenth Amendment

Women Win the Right to Vote

Helen Koutras Bozonelis
The right to vote is the bedrock of our democratic society – but a sad historical footnote to this universal right is the fact that the Nineteenth Amendment which granted women the right to vote wasn’t passed until 1920...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-067-5
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A Look at the Second Amendment

A Look at the Second Amendment

To Keep and Bear Arms

Doreen Gonzales
This is arguably the most controversial amendment included in the Bill of Rights, and author Doreen Gonzales explains why. Gonzales presents three distinct viewpoints that seek to define this amendment, important court cases and acts that have challenged this amendment, and the recent debate over the individual vs...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-061-3
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