Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
America Will Be

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 12, Lesson 2: The Constitution (pp. 297-303)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Change, Rights, and Interconnectedness The writers of the Constitution created three branches of government to balance one another and wrote the Bill of Rights to protect the rights of citizens.

Lesson Outline
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