The U.S. Constitution: Discover How Democracy Works With 25 by Carla Mooney,Tom Casteel

By Carla Mooney,Tom Casteel

Where did the yankee democratic culture start? From historic civilizations in Greece and Rome to the Enlightenment in Europe, democratic rules all through time have inspired the improvement of democracy within the United States.

In The U.S. structure: realize How Democracy Works, young children a long time nine via 12 find out about the basis of democracy and the way the files crafted thousands of years in the past nonetheless impact our state this day. They discover the statement of Independence, U.S. structure, and the invoice of Rights, between others. those records supply a framework with which we make the legislation and approaches that support retain democracy an essential paradigm.

Through hands-on tasks, which come with reading how the guarantees made within the Preamble of the structure have been placed into perform and investigating how one can stability the liberty of speech within the electronic age, scholars examine how American democracy operates. With colourful illustrations, attention-grabbing sidebars, and hyperlinks to on-line basic assets, this publication asks readers to think about the influence of know-how on democracy and make predictions approximately destiny records that might be very important to the maintenance of democracy round the world.

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