Why has the U.S. Constitution endured for more than 200 years?

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Why is it important for high school students to learn about the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution?
  • April 7, 2015
Why were state constitutions inadequate after the American Revolution?
  • April 7, 2015
What did James Madison hope would happen at the Constitutional Convention?
  • April 7, 2015
What crises led to the Constitutional Convention?
  • April 7, 2015
How were issues of representation addressed at the Constitutional Convention?
  • April 7, 2015
Who were the Federalists and who were the Anti-Federalists?
  • April 7, 2015
What were the Federalist Papers?
  • April 7, 2015
Why did the federal government “reconstruct” the South?
  • March 7, 2012
What were the limitations of the Thirteenth Amendment?
  • March 7, 2012
Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 7, 2012
Was the American Civil War a war over slavery?
  • March 7, 2012
What role did black slaves play in the American Civil War?
  • March 7, 2012
Why did the federal government eventually abandon Reconstruction?
  • March 7, 2012
How did Reconstruction transform black life in the South?
  • March 7, 2012
How did whites in the South resist Reconstruction?
  • March 7, 2012
In what ways was black life under Jim Crow similar to life under slavery?
  • March 7, 2012
Why is the civil rights movement sometimes called the “second Reconstruction”?
  • March 7, 2012
Why is it important for high school students to learn about Reconstruction?
  • March 7, 2012
Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
  • March 7, 2012
What was the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution?
  • March 7, 2012
What is the basic principle of American democracy?
  • February 7, 2008
Why did the Constitution have to be amended to abolish slavery?
  • February 7, 2008
What is the role of the Constitutional amendment?
  • February 7, 2008
Why has the U.S. Constitution endured for more than 200 years?
  • February 7, 2008
Why should high school students learn about the Constitution?
  • February 7, 2008
How did the U.S. Constitution exclude certain groups?
  • February 7, 2008
A New Nation: Introduction
  • April 26, 2018
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