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What Your Child is Learning in Unit 2, "The Constitution of the United States"

In the next few weeks, your child will explore the origins of the United States government. He or she will learn how delegates at the Constitutional Convention participated in a gradual and ongoing process of debate, proposal and compromise. Your child will also realize that the outcome was not inevitable--many events along the way could have changed the course of history.

Activities You Can Do at Home to Support Your Child's Learning

Chapter 3 Toward the Constitution

Chapter 4 The Constitutional Convention

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