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This Constitution Day PowerPoint helps students understand the history of the United States Constitution, its structure and function in government, and the basic principles it upholds. Gives students background information starting with Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party, the Revolutionary War, the Declaration of Independence, the first Constitution and the establishment of three branches of government: the Judicial, the Executive, and the Legislative. Students will learn about the Preamble, the Bill of Rights, how many amendments we have today, and what it takes to add an amendment. Includes review slides with 15 questions that are self-checking with answers, a constructed response, and three printable writing sheets for additional activities. 68 slides. If you haven't planned anything for Constitution Day and it snuck up on you, this is ready to go.