Simply Put: Civics Lessons

A Series by Catherine Jaime

Understanding the U.S. Constitution
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons · 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Whether you are wanting to learn more about the U.S. Constitution for your own purposes, or to teach a class, this book will be helpful to you. Catherine has been studying the Constitution for years -- its history, its importance, its tie to other historical documents. Here she gives you everything you need to start learning (or teaching) the U.S. Constitution!
Important Constitutional Documents
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons · 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There are many, many documents that came before the U.S. Constitution, and contributed to it directly or indirectly. I have gathered together the ones that I found very useful in my studies of the Constitution. These work well for a “compare and contrast” study between any of the various documents and each other, and between these and the Constitution itself.
Understanding the Electoral College
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
If you are confused about what the Electoral College is, or how it works, this little book is for you. Catherine answers: 1) When was the Electoral College instituted and why? 2) How many electors are there? How are they divided? 3) What is the difference between a Democracy and a Republic? 5) What is the difference between a plurality and a majority?
Understanding Caucuses and Primaries
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Every four years citizens of the United States go to the polling places in November to cast their vote for the next President of the United States. But few realize all that has gone in to the selection of one or both of the main candidates on the ballot. This little book will help explain primaries, caucuses, open vs. closed, pledged vs. unpledged, and more.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
There Ought to Be a Law…
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal
...Or Should There? We take for granted that laws are a necessary part of society. But does everything need to be regulated? Do more laws make us more secure? Happier? Or do they just grow government? This little booklet, clearly written by a fiscal conservative, takes a look at a number of important and economic and governmental topics. It is intentionally brief.
Democracy v. Republic Mini Unit
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This mini lesson presents what we did to clear up the distinction between a Democracy and a Republic. Easy, fun, and effective...