|Constitution Day |
| Vocabulary Word List: 18 words: Amendment, Bipartisanship, Conceive, Enumerate, Establish, Federalism, Legislative, Ordain, Perfect, Perpetuate, Posterity, Ratification, Recitation, Republic, Secure, Simultaneous, Tranquility, Uniqueness
|Vocabulary Word List for Constitution Day (229)
|A) Acts, Administration, Adoption, Advantage, Advice, Advise, Advocate, Affiliation, Agenda, Agreement, Allocate, AMENDMENT, Article, Assist, Attitude, Authority, Authorization|
|B) Balance, Ballot, Basic, Belief, Bicameral, Bill of Rights, Bipartisan, BIPARTISANSHIP, Branch, Budget, Bureaucracy|
|C) Cabinet, Campaign, Candidate, Capital, Caucus, Check, Citizenship, Clause, Cloture, Committee, CONCEIVE, Concurrent, Conduct, Congress, Consent, Constituent, Constitution, Contribute, Contribution, Control, Cooperation, Council, Court, Courtesy, Crossover, Curtail|
|D) Debate, Debt, Decision, Deficit, Delay, Delegate, Democracy, Department, Detente, Direct, Doctrine, Domestic|
|E) Efficacy, Election, Electoral College, Enforce, Engage, Enterprise, ENUMERATE, Equality, ESTABLISH, Evidence, Exclusive, Executive Branch, Exemplify, Expire, Express|
|F) Faction, Federal, FEDERALISM, Filibuster, First Amendment, Founding Fathers|
|G) Gerrymandering, Goal, Government, Grant, Guilt|
|I) Ideasl, Identification, Ideology, Illegal, Impact, Impeach, Implied, Impound, Inadmissible, Inalienable, Incumbent, Inefficiency, Influence, Inherent, Initiative, Interpretation, Interstate|
|J) Job, Joint, Judgment, Judicial|
|L) Lame duck, Law, Leader, Legal, LEGISLATIVE, Legislator, Legislature, Lobby, Lobbyist, Local|
|M) Machine, Major, Majority, Management, Maritime, Meeting, Member, Minority|
|N) Nation, National, Nominate|
|O) Official, Oligarchy, ORDAIN, Outcome, Override|
|P) P: parties, Partisan, PERFECT, PERPETUATE, Petition, Philosophy, Policy, Political party, Poll, Popular, Population, POSTERITY, Power, Presidential, Prevent, Primary, Procedure, Process, Proper, Protection, Public, Public domain, Punishment, Purpose|
|R) Range, RATIFICATION, Recall, RECITATION, Referendum, Representative, REPUBLIC, Requirement, Reserve, Responsibility, Restraint, Review, Reward, Rights, Rule|
|S) Safe seat, Search, SECURE, Security, Sedition, Seizure, Select, Separation, Share, Signature, SIMULTANEOUS, Speaker of the House, Special interest, Spending, Split, State, Status, Strict, Successful, Suffrage, Support, Supreme, System|
|T) Tax, Technique, Tension, Term, Threaten, Ticket, TRANQUILITY, Two-thirds, Tyranny|
|U) Unconstitutional, Unicameral, UNIQUENESS, Unity, Unpopular|
|V) Various, Veto, Violation, Vital, Vote|
|W) Ward, Wealth, Whip, Wide, Worthy|
|Constitution Day Lesson plans and discussion questions:
1. In what document, adopted in 1791, can you find ten amendments to the Constitution?
2. Explain the term, New Federalism.
3. What branches of the US government enforce laws?
4. What does the term filibuster mean?
5. How many members are there in the House of Representatives? In the Senate? How many from each state?
6. Explain the term pocket veto.
Link to The Bill of Rights-Amendments 1 to 10(I-X)
Link to The Bill of Rights-Amendments 11 to 27(XI-XXVII)
Link to Original Constitution of the United States(I-X)
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