The Bill of Rights

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While the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution to preserve liberty, not everyone was on board. The dissenters refused to sign on unless the Constitutional Convention added a Bill of Rights. Viewers explore these important civil liberties—added after the Constitution was ratified—and their history using two videos and a series of discussion questions. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the videos and discussion questions to debate which rights the government should protect
Classroom Considerations

  • Some parts of the videos are clips from other resources in the same series

  • Videos use examples of court cases, great for fueling further discussion or research
  • Discussion questions make video resources easy to use in a variety of lessons or classroom settings

  • Videos are repetitive and will need to be curated by instructor