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III. Formation of the Federal System I. Foundations of
American Government

II. Creation of
the Constitution

III. Formation of the Federal System

IV. Development of the Bill of Rights

V. What Does the Bill
of Rights Protect?

VI. Citizen's Role in Democracy

Teaching Strategies


Helpful Web Sites:

The Constitution and the Emergence of Political Parties Timeline
This is a timeline that shows major events in the development of political parties in the United States.

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Yale Law School has designed an excellent site to search documents related to the Constitution. This link takes you to the page to search the Federalist Papers.

A History Of The Supreme Court
This page at Find Law is a brief history of the Supreme Court. The advantage is that the page has many links to additional information concerning John Marshall, Marbury v. Madison, and the evolution of Judicial Review.

About The Supreme Court
The official site of the United States Supreme Court has it's own biographical sketches of past and current justices.

Understanding The Federal Courts
This is a great site if you want to understand the "nuts and bolts" of how the court system works.

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