National Constitution Center: Hall Pass Videos

Collector: Ann V.

The National Constitution Center offers this collection of informative and entertaining videos intended to start conversations and develop critical thinking skills. Viewers learn about the rights granted by the constitution, about the evolution of  interpretations of the amendments, and about the debates that gave rise to a bicameral legislature and the checks and balances designed into the three branches of the United States government. They are also presented with dramatic reenactments. Discussion prompts that get to the heart of the issue ask them to draw on what they have learned about constitutional rights and consider what they would do in the situation.

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