"Fore" from Gainesville, Florida: Enumerated Powers: What defines our Republic!
BLOG Help your students understand the Preamble as never before even as they engage in critical analysis skills, examining the Enumerated Powers of Congress as listed in Article I by comparing them to the goals of government found in the Preamble. Full instructions included in this blog post to help you take your Constitution teaching to the next level!
The Governor of Tennessee Must Obey Tennessee Law: No State Insurance Exchange!
This Constitution project is intended to help students gain a much better understanding of the ways in which Congress actually uses its powers! Students will choose an enumerated power, research 21st century uses of it, analyze a news article of their choosing, and write an original news article of their own demonstrating a fictitious use of another enumerated power. This U.S. government project includes detailed instructions and scaffolded support.
Powers of Congress Classroom Quilt Activity (Quiz)
Our nation has become so ignorant of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the reasons for their existence that we seem to take acts from Congress and the President as always being lawful, right, and within the bounds of their enumerated powers.