United States Constitution

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United States Constitution by Mind Map: United States Constitution

1. Articles

1.1. BrainPOP: Branches of Government

1.2. iCivics: Branches of Power Game

1.3. Article 1

1.3.1. The Legislative Branch

1.3.1.1. iCivics: Represent Me Game

1.3.1.2. iCivics: Law Craft Game

1.3.1.3. Congress

1.3.1.3.1. Senate

1.3.1.3.2. House of Representatives

1.3.1.3.3. How a Bill Becomes a Law

1.3.1.4. Checks & Balances

1.4. Article 2

1.4.1. The Executive Branch

1.4.1.1. iCivics: Win the White House Game

1.4.1.2. iCivics: Executive Command Game

1.4.1.3. President

1.4.1.3.1. BrainPOP: Presidential Election

1.4.1.3.2. Foreign Policy

1.4.1.3.3. Divisions of the Executive Office

1.4.1.3.4. Cabinet

1.4.1.4. Vice President

1.4.1.5. Checks & Balances

1.5. Article 3

1.5.1. The Judiciary Branch

1.5.1.1. iCivics: Supreme Court Game

1.5.1.2. iCivics: Court Quest Game

1.5.1.3. BrainPOP: Supreme Court

1.5.1.4. Supreme Court

1.5.1.5. Lower Courts

1.5.1.5.1. U.S. Courts of Appeals

1.5.1.5.2. U.S. District Courts

1.5.1.6. Checks & Balances

1.6. Article 4

1.6.1. The States

1.7. Article 5

1.7.1. The Amendment Process

1.8. Article 6

1.8.1. Legal Status of the Constitution

1.9. Article 7

1.9.1. Ratification

2. Amendments 1-10: Bill of Rights

2.1. Amendment 1

2.1.1. Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Petition (1791)

2.2. Amendment 2

2.2.1. Right to Bear Arms (1971)

2.3. Amendment 3

2.3.1. Housing of Troops (1791)

2.4. Amendment 4

2.4.1. Search and Seizure (1791)

2.5. Amendment 5

2.5.1. Grand Jury, Double Jeopardy, Self-Incrimination, Due Process (1791)

2.6. Amendment 6

2.6.1. Criminal Prosecutions - Jury Trial, Right to Confront and to Counsel (1791)

2.6.1.1. iCivics: We The Jury Game

2.7. Amendment 7

2.7.1. Common Law Suits - Jury Trial (1791)

2.8. Amendment 8

2.8.1. Excess Bail or Fines, Cruel and Unusual Punishment (1791)

2.9. Amendment 9

2.9.1. Rights Retained by the People (1791)

2.10. Amendment 10

2.10.1. Powers Retained by the State and the People (1791)

2.11. BrainPOP: Bill of Rights

2.12. iCivics: Do I Have a Right? Game

2.13. Quizlet: Bill of Rights

3. Preamble

3.1. We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

4. Amendments 11-27

4.1. Amendment 11

4.1.1. Suits Against States (1795)

4.2. Amendment 12

4.2.1. Election of the President and Vice President (1804)

4.3. Amendment 13

4.3.1. Slavery and Involuntary Servitude (1865)

4.4. Amendment 14

4.4.1. Civil Rights (1868)

4.5. Amendment 15

4.5.1. Rights of Black Citizens to Vote (1870)

4.6. Amendment 16

4.6.1. Income Tax (1913)

4.7. Amendment 17

4.7.1. Direct Elections of Senators (1913)

4.8. Amendment 18

4.8.1. Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors (1919)

4.9. Amendment 19

4.9.1. Women's Suffrage Rights (1920)

4.10. Amendment 20

4.10.1. Terms of President, Vice President, & Members of Congress (1933)

4.11. Amendment 21

4.11.1. Repeal of the 18th Amendment (1933)

4.12. Amendment 22

4.12.1. Presidential Two-Term Limit (1951)

4.13. Amendment 23

4.13.1. Presidential Electors for District of Columbia (1961)

4.14. Amendment 24

4.14.1. Abolition of Poll Tax Qualification in Federal Elections (1964)

4.15. Amendment 25

4.15.1. Presidential Vacancy, Disability, & Inability (1967)

4.16. Amendment 26

4.16.1. Reduction of Voting Age to 18 (1971)

4.17. Amendment 27

4.17.1. Congressional Pay Limitation (1992)

4.18. iCivics: Do I Have a Right? Game

4.19. Quizlet: Amendments 11-27

5. Citizenship

5.1. Citizens

5.1.1. Naturalization

5.1.2. Natural Born Citizen

5.2. Duties

5.2.1. Pay Taxes

5.2.2. Obey Laws

5.2.3. Attend School

5.2.4. Defend the Nation

5.2.5. Serve in Cour

5.2.6. iCivics: Responsibility Launcher Game

5.3. Responsibilities

5.3.1. Respect Others Rights

5.3.2. Contribute to the Common Good

5.3.2.1. Volunteering

5.3.2.1.1. National Service Programs

5.3.2.2. Taking Action

5.3.2.3. iCivics: Activate Game

5.3.3. Speak up & Vote

5.3.3.1. iCivics: Cast Your Vote Game

5.3.4. Being Informed

5.4. Communities

5.5. Immigration

5.5.1. Aliens

5.5.1.1. Illegal Aliens

5.5.1.2. Legal Aliens

5.5.1.2.1. Refugees

5.5.1.2.2. Nonresident Alien

5.5.1.2.3. Resident Alien

5.5.2. iCivics: Immigration Nation Game

6. Quizlet: Constitution Vocabulary

7. BrainPOP: Constitutional Convention

8. BrainPOP: U.S. Constitution

9. Sources:

9.1. Civics Today

9.2. iCivics.org

9.3. BrainPOP

9.4. Quizlet