The Birth of the U.S. Constitution:
Learn about the birth of the U.S. Constitution in this tutorial video by Khan Academy and the Aspen Institute. You'll learn why the Constitution was needed and what its famous Preamble means. Referred to as a "bundle of compromises," the Constitution sought to create a government based on separation of powers and checks and balances.
The Annenberg Guide to the United States Constitution:
In this tutorial, learn the real meanings of the different sections of the United States Constitution! You'll have a chance to click on all the parts of the Constitution--the Preamble, the Articles and the 27 amendments--and read the original text and a user-friendly summary that will help you understand the Framers' intentions. This tutorial is a one-stop shop. Enjoy!
Constitution Preamble - Schoolhouse Rock:
In this tutorial, you can watch and sing along to an animated Schoolhouse Rock video all about the Constitution's Preamble. If you have trouble viewing the video, click the 'full screen' option.
The Preamble Scramble:
Practice your knowledge of the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution by playing The Preamble Scramble! This interactive game has you put the words of the Preamble in the right order like puzzle pieces.