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The Story of the Constitution

Using period illustrations and artists' renderings with narration and dramatic voiceovers, this video touches on a few of the historical events and people (Shays's Rebellion, Articles of Confederation, Magna Carta, Enlightenment, John Locke, Patrick Henry) that shaped the Constitution and its ratification. The Great Compromise, the Three-Fifths Compromise, and the Bill of Rights are discussed, as is the Constitution's status as a living document. Grades 7–12. Closed captioned. Color. 30 minutes. Knowledge Unlimited. ©1997.

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