Chapter 2: The Constitution and the Structure of Government (Dave B)

  • Checks and Balances Game:

  • Branches of Government Game:

  • Interactive Constitution (visit other activities at this site):

  • History Channel’s Constitution Page:

  • Constitution Practice Quiz:

  • Branches of Power Game:

  • Citizenship Test:

  • Constitutional Convention Learning Activity:

  • Bill of Rights Learning Activity:

  • Branches of Power Learning Activity:

  • Executive Command Learning Activity:

  • Court Quest Learning Activity:

  • Guide to the Constitution:

Key Concepts in the Constitution (longer video but broken into segments):

  • Bill of Rights Videos:

  • Delegates to the Constitutional Convention:

  • Constitutional Convention Video:

  • Separation of Powers Video:

  • Constitutional Amendments Quiz:

  • Amendments Learning Activity:

  • Constitution Learning Activity:

  • Constitution Practice Quizzes:

  • Citizenship Test:

  • Articles of Confederation:

  • Constitution:

  • Federalist vs. Antifederalist Activity:

  • Branches of Government:

Images (Charts,Graphs, Pictures): Structure of Government Image (2):

  • Duties of Each Branch Image:

Constitutional Convention Image: Scene_at_the_Signing_of_the_Constitution_of_the_United_States.jpg

  • Constitution Image:

  • Federalist vs. Antifederalist Images (3):

  • 3/5 Compromise Image:

  • The Great Compromise Image:

  • Separation of Powers/Checks and Balances Image:

  • Comparing House to Senate Image:


  • Bill of Rights Image:

  • Weakness of Articles of Confederation Images (2):

  • Independence Hall Constitutional Convention Image:

Independence_Hall_in_Philadelphia_by_Ferdinand_Richardt,_1858-63.jpg George Washington: Gilbert_Stuart_Williamstown_Portrait_of_George_Washington.jpg James Madison: James_Madison.jpg

  • Ratification of the Constitution Images (2):

  • Amending the Constitution Image:

  • Guide to the Constitution Image:

  • Constitutional Design: Bicamerialism and Checks and Balances