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The Constitution Study Guide

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Learn all aspects of the U.S. Constitution using this Constitution Study Guide. Engaging video lessons discuss facts about what the Constitution covers and its amendments so you can prepare for history exams or supplement your research for a term paper or other project.
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4 chapters in The Constitution Study Guide

Ch 1. American Democratic Ideals {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[39830].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Democracy? - Definition, Types & Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20092].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20092].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Spread of Democratic Ideals During the Revolutionary War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - America's Core Values: Liberty, Equality & Self-Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Core Principles of American Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Rules of American Politics: Democracy, Constitutionalism & Capitalism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20090].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20090].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Constitutional Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31451].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31451].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Evolution of American Federalism: 1787-1937 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Evolution of American Federalism: 1937-Present Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19927].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19927].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Ratification of the Constitution and the New U.S. Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The US Constitution: Preamble, Articles and Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Process of Amending the Constitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Creating State Constitutions After the American Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Articles of Confederation: Strengths & Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Constitutional Convention: The Great Compromise Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Elastic Clause of the Constitution: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17772].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17772].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The First Amendment: Commercial Speech, Scrutiny & Restrictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Right to Bear Arms: History, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Fourth Amendment: Search & Seizure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14652].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14652].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Due Process & Taking the Fifth & Fourteenth Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Equal Protection Clause in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Ninth Amendment: Rights Retained by People Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14653].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14653].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - 12th Amendment: Summary & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Reconstruction Amendments: The 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1478].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1478].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Progressive Politics: Definition, Reforms & Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Women's Suffrage & Early Feminism: Movement, 19th Amendment & Leaders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The U.S.'s 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd Constitutional Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The 24th Amendment: Description, Ratification & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The 25th Amendment: Summary & Ratification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - What Was the 26th Amendment? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - The 27th Amendment: Summary, History & Ratification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39835].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39835].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - The 7th Amendment: Definition, Summary & Court Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - What is the 17th Amendment? - Definition, Summary & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - The 16th Amendment: Definition, Summary & Ratification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Phyllis Schlafly: Biography, Books & the Equal Rights Amendment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Constitutional Law? - Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5291].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5291].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - 'Necessary & Proper' and Interstate Commerce Clauses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Full Faith & Credit Clause: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6214].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6214].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Privileges & Immunities Clause: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6213].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6213].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Contracts Clause: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The 3 Branches of Government: Executive, Legislative, Judicial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Presidential Executive Order: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Division of Powers Between the National Government and the States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Is State Government? - Powers, Responsibilities & Challenges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What Is Local Government? - Definition, Responsibilities & Challenges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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