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Presidents and the Constitution Volume 2

20 Lessons

Overview

Volume II features fifteen lessons organized according to five constitutional themes: “The President and Federal Power;” “War and the Constitution,” “The President as Enforcer of the Law,” “Impeachment and the Constitution,” and “Presidents and the Transfer of Power.”

The lessons in Presidents and the Constitution can be approached and presented individually, historically, or thematically. Each lesson includes a historical narrative about the featured President focusing on the constitutional issues during his tenure in office. Modular lesson plans include warm-up activities, primary source analyses, simulations, guided controversies, role-plays, and other hands-on activities.