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+ - SPAM: Amendments 11 through 17 Powerpoint

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zumed678 writes "This module describes the process required to amend the Constitution. It discusses the historical context and provisions of Amendments 11 through 17, with special emphasis on the Reconstruction amendments (Amendments 13 through 15), which dealt with the rights of freed slaves and other minorities. Other topics include the election of the vice president (Amendment 12), the election of senators (Amendment 17), and the right of the federal government to collect income taxes (Amendment 16)."
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+ - SPAM: The Constitution and its Amendments Series Powerpo

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zumed678 writes "The Constitution and Its Amendments traces the development of the document that forms the structure of the American government. Students will learn about the key provisions of the Constitution, and discover the history of its creation and implementation from the time of the Articles of Confederation through to the current day. This series combines primary source materials with historical images and audio, along with thought-provoking videos on timely issues."
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+ - SPAM: The Branches of Government Powerpoint

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zumed678 writes "This module leads a discussion of the three branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial) as defined by the first three articles of the Constitution. It also addresses the concept of checks and balances and shows how the different branches are able to limit the power of other branches. Each branch of government is described in depth."
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+ - SPAM: The Bill of Rights Powerpoint

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zumed678 writes "This module provides an in-depth discussion of the Bill of Rights and examines why it was created. Each of the first ten amendments is discussed in detail. The module places special emphasis on the components of the First Amendment (speech, religion, and assembly) and explains some of the accepted limitations on these basic rights. Other topics include the right to bear arms (Amendment 2), protection from unreasonable search and seizure (Amendment 4), the right to a speedy trial by an impartial jury (Amendment 6), and protection from cruel and unusual punishment (Amendment 8)."
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+ - SPAM: States Power and Federal Power Powerpoint

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zumed678 writes "This module addresses the different types of federalism and explains why the United States is considered an example of cooperative federalism. It then moves on to a discussion of the sections of the Constitution that deal with the separation of state and national powers the (10th Amendment, the necessary and proper clause, the commerce clause, and the supremacy clause), and it explains the effect of each on the balance of power. The module offers several case studies (medical marijuana, same-sex marriage, abortion, gun control, and education) and explains why each issue is decided at the state or national level."
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+ - SPAM: History of the Constitution Powerpoint

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zumed678 writes "This module begins with a hypothetical: how our country would be different today if the states had not approved the Constitution? From there, it goes on to focus on some of the important historical documents that paved the way for the Constitution and discusses the creation (and undermining) of the Articles of Confederation. The module visits the Constitutional Convention and describes the many important compromises that had to be resolved before the Constitution could be finalized. It concludes with a summary of the new government created under the Constitution."
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+ - SPAM: Amendments 18 through 27 Powerpoint

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zumed678 writes "This module describes the process required to amend the Constitution. It discusses the historical context and provisions of Amendments 18 through 27, including the Prohibition amendments (Amendments 18 and 21), which relate to the production, sale, and transportation of alcohol, the right of women to vote (Amendment 19), the formalization of the presidential two-term rule (Amendment 22), the prohibition of poll taxes (Amendment 24), and the change in legal voting age from 21 to 18 years of age (Amendment 26)."
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+ - SPAM: Constitution Teaching Resources

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zumed678 writes "Although we offer a concentrated standards-based and engaging format to teach chemistry to your students in our powerpoints, the discovery doesn't stop here. The online world offers an interlinked pathway to successful classroom preparation. The following are online materials to compliment The Constitution and its Amendments Series, and perhaps serve as a resource to customize your powerpoints. We suggest you use that "insider information" at the core of your academic and personal bond with your students to discern memorable content to insert into your powerpoints to aid retention. Below are some links to do so:"
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+ - SPAM: Constitution Education Standards

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zumed678 writes "Standards--statements of what students should know and be able to do--have become a common fixture in the education landscape. As part of The Constitution and its Amendments Teaching Resources we help teachers be sure our creative curriculum is aligned to the education standards students, teachers, and administrators depend on to measure proficiency and set aspirational goals. The Constitution and its Amendments Teaching Resources aids Zuma ed teachers and their students to achieve the below national standards:"
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