5 Things to Know About the Constitution

September 2012
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;9/17/2012, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p4
The article discusses things to know about the U.S. Constitution. The creation of the Constitution took a lengthy, difficult process, and many of the country's founders helped create it. Important parts were later added to the Constitution, including the first 10 amendments, called the Bill of Rights. There have been a total of 27 amendments to the Constitution. The Constitution is frequently called a living document because it can be changed.


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