Constitutional Law for Kids
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What s the difference between federal and state government? Who is a citizen? What is the job of the Supreme Court? Can you write-in a vote for Donald Duck?
Constitutional Law for Kids is a fun, interactive exploration of the rights and privileges guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States. Each chapter includes an analysis of a constitutional law topic, along with the facts of actual Supreme Court cases, vocabulary words, and questions that can be used for response essays or discussion. Chapter topics include fundamental rights such as voting and due process; freedoms such as religion and expression; a review of the three branches of government; and a look at current events.
This middle grade textbook is a user-friendly, kid-friendly version of a law book, and includes full copies of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Constitutional Law for Kids is an educational and exciting look at our system of government.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to American Government
Chapter 2: Fundamental Rights the Right to Vote
Chapter 3: The Powers of Government Federal and State Levels
Chapter 4: The Powers of Government the Three Branches
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Chapter 5: Fundamental Rights Due Process
Chapter 6: Equal Protection of the Law
Chapter 7: Procedural Due Process
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Chapter 8: First Amendment Freedoms Freedom of Religion
Chapter 9: First Amendment Freedoms Free Expression
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Chapter 10: Criminal Protections
Chapter 11: Current Events
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Appendix A: The U.S. Constitution
Appendix B: The Bill of Rights
Appendix C: Other Amendments