Monday, October 12, 2009

Introduction to the Constitution and Trivia

INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSTITUTION & TRIVIA

This section of Congress for Kids covers the history of the Constitution of the United States. It includes information about the writing the Constitution, the Great Compromise, the Constitution’s signers, the Bill of Rights, the Amendments to the Constitution and what they mean to Americans, and much more. Let's get started...click on Learn About The Constitution at: http://www.congressforkids.net/Constitution_index.htm

* Celebrate the Constitution *

Do you know your rights? After starting the game, drag each statement that appears on your screen to the document where it belongs. Place one correct statement in each of the four documents. Get all four right and you’re a Constitution Whiz Kid! If you don’t want to play, click on any of the links on the page to learn more about the Constitution.

Find Celebrate the Constitution at:
http://www.congressforkids.net/games/signingconstitution/2_signingconstitution.htm

* Trivia *

Thanks to a legal "fiction" developed by courts in response to the breadth of the state sovereign immunity doctrine, many suits which might otherwise be barred by the Eleventh Amendment are allowed in federal court. Generally, what feature do these cases share that allows them to avoid the immunity problem?

A) They are based entirely on state law
B) They only ask for injunctive relief
C) They seek more than $75,000 in damages
D) They are filed by corporations

*Find the answer in next month's issue of Communicator -- http://www.webcommunicator.org

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1 comment:

  1. WHat a great suggestion for an activity...and all the more important now that our rights and history as a nation seem to be becoming blurry!

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