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Here is a most-impressive resource on implied powers that were established under the Marshall Court. Learners examine the court's interpretation of Article 1 in McCullough vs. Maryland. They also analyze the Constitution in order to see the differences between enumerated and implied powers. There is an excellent worksheet that leads pupils through a writing exercise on these topics embedded in the plan. This is one of the better lessons on law and the courts I have ever seen.
Students assess the validity of a national bank. They study the importance of McCullough v. Maryland. They review the arguments of Hamilton and Jefferson. They analyze the Tenth Amendment and the debate over state v. federal power. They review tight v. lose constructionist interpretation of the Constitution.
Students acquire background information and act out a play about slavery.  In this play lesson, students become the characters in history to gather information about slavery.
Students discuss the Bill of Rights and how the Bill of Rights relates to everyday life. In this Bill of Rights lesson plan, students identify and explain each amendment.
Students become familiar with the basic liberties of the Constitution as protected in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights.
In this U. S. government worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the responsibilities of congressional members.
Students become aware of the basic liberties of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition through study of Supreme Court cases. Student groups analyae some cases heard by the Supreme Court to further their understanding of the First Amendment.

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