Learn more about how bills become laws and about the 2010 Health Care Reform Act. Lesson plans, quizzes, and interactive sites are included. Also included are eThemes resources on historic U.S. documents including the Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution.
Learn more about how a bill becomes a law in Missouri, as well as other legislative information. Click on "Puzzles and Games" for word searches, word scrambles, and more. NOTE: The puzzles and games page does not open in Firefox.
These sites are about the Bill of Rights, which are the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. View the actual document and read each amendment. Includes ideas for classroom activities about the amendments and what they mean to Americans. A link to an eThemes Resource on the U.S. Constitution is included.
Read Thomas Jefferson's drafts and final version of the Declaration of Independence and see an image of the original document. Includes biographies on the signers, plus paintings that depict the scene. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on the Revolutionary War where you can learn about the events that led up to the signing.
These sites cover the history of the Constitution of the United States. Includes information about the Constitution's signers and the Articles of Confederation, a document that some consider the original constitution. Classroom activity ideas are included. There are links to eThemes Resources on the branches of government and the Bill of Rights.