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Why Is the US Constitution so Hard to Amend?

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Over 11,000 amendments have been proposed for the US Constitution, yet only 27 have peen ratified. This short video explains why.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Flip the lesson asking class members to view the video, complete the comprehension questions, and research some of the links before returning for a whole-class discussion
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource presumes viewers are familiar with The Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution
  • The resource includes the video, comprehension questions, links to related resources, and discussion questions
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