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Resolution and Letter to Congress from the Constitutional Convention (Teaching With Documents)

Lee Ann Potter
The U.S. Constitution is one of the most influential and most enduring constitutions in the world. Two little-known documents from the Constitutional Convention shed light on the Constitution's evolution.

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Letter in Support of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (Teaching with Documents)

--Lee Ann Potter
Progress and development has sometimes led to the destruction of landmarks. The featured document highlights the struggle to preserve historic sites and leads students to consider the value of their own community’s landmarks.

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