The Constitution of the United States. By Mrs. Hicks . This is the Preamble (or introduction) of the Constitution. This is the actual Constitution of the United States. . The Constitution was written in 1787 by 55 men we call the Framers of the Constitution. These men included
By Mrs. Hicks
55 men we call the Framers of the Constitution.
These men included
George Washington and Ben Franklin.
The Constitution says how the government works. It creates the President. It creates the Congress. It creates the Supreme Court.
The Constitution gives us rights and freedoms as citizens of the United States.
Watch the next four slides and think about what freedoms these pictures show.
The Constitution is the highest law.
It belongs to the United States.
It belongs to all Americans.
The Constitution, which is over 200 years old, can be seen in Washington, D.C.