The Constitution

by: Hailey Parnell

Background information

In May of 1787 in Philadelphia a committee wrote the constitution. They tried to Guard against any Tyranny. Tyranny is when a group or one person has all the power. They did this by... (Background document DBQ) .

The Preamble

The Preamble is the very beginning of the Constitution. It declares what the Constitution is.

Its a very import part of the Constitution because without it we wouldn't know what the Constitution was.

School House Rock -The Preamble

State and Central Goverment

Branches Of Goverment

There's 3 Branches of Government Legislative, Executive, Judicial.

Legislative Branch

the Legislative Branch has a house and a senate the senate is made from 2 people from each state (100 people). The House is Made by the population of each state it changes constantly.

Checks and Balance

I'm Just a Bill (Schoolhouse Rock!)

What is a bill?

A Bill is something people want to make a law . It basically is a prelaw but however most bills don't become a law.