We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, Level 3
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Howard Chandler Christy, Signing of the Constitution, Architect of the Capitol, House wing, east stairway
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Lesson 19 Primary Sources

The Declaration of Sentiments, Seneca Falls Conference 1848

From Wikipedia: The Declaration of Sentiments, is a women's rights document authored by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, and demanded equal rights for women, including the right to vote.

Thomas Paine--Common Sense, 1776

Common Sense is a pamphlet, written anonymously by Thomas Paine, giving arguments for American independence from Britain.

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

From Wikipedia: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is the treaty that ended the Mexican-American war. The treaty provided for the Mexican Cession in which Mexico gave up 1.36 million square kilometers of its pre-war territory to the U.S.

United States Constitution

The supreme law of the United States that provides the framework for the government. The Constitution outlines the nation's institutions of government and the most important rights of the people. The document was created in 1787 during the Philadelphia Convention. The government created by the Constitution took effect on March 4, 1789.

Lesson 19      How Has the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment Changed the Constitution?
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