What Is Impeachment? US History and Activities

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Frame current events with a historical perspective of the impeachment process. This is a non-partisan look at impeachment that highlights the vocabulary of impeachment, a look back at how impeachment has been used in US history, and a look at the steps that must be taken for impeachment and conviction. This product will be updated as current events warrant.

Contents include:

  • First, Some Definitions
  • What Does the US Constitution Say?
  • The House of Representatives
  • The Senate
  • Jumbled Timeline (comprehension activity/review)
  • Historic Background
  • Questions to Consider (writing or discussion activity)
  • Impeachments in US History
  • Impeachments By the Numbers (comprehension activity/review)
  • Notes to Educators, Answer Key, and Resources


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