Once a new national government had been established under a new Constitution, attention naturally
Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 10 minutes
Date Posted: 3/1/2012
Use short videos, mini-activities, and practice questions to explore the basic elements of the United States government in this segment of Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship. The ten questions included in this segment cover topics such as federalism, the Constitution, and checks and balances.
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United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
3: The institutions and practices of government created during the Revolution and how they were revised between 1787 and 1815 to create the foundation of the American political system based on the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights