Constitution Intro

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Constitution Intro

  1. 1. 2.9.09 Why have a constitution? <ul><li>Agenda: </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the article </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the importance of the constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the parts of the constitution </li></ul>
  2. 2. Let’s talk about this article What did you think about Aung San Suu Kyi’s story? What would you do if you heard about something like this happened in the United States?
  3. 3. Why have a constitution? “ If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, no controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government of men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to  control the governed, and in the next place oblige it to control itself” ~James Madison
  4. 4. So we need a constitution, what do we put in it? Three parts: Preamble Articles Amendments
  5. 5. Preamble

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