The US Congress for Kids: Over 200 Years of Lawmaking, Deal-Breaking, and Compromising, with 21 Activities

The US Congress for Kids Over Years of Lawmaking Deal Breaking and Compromising with Activities An interactive guidebook to the history and inner workings of the legislative branch of the U S Government Providing a historical perspective on all that is going on today US Congress for Kids examin

  • Title: The US Congress for Kids: Over 200 Years of Lawmaking, Deal-Breaking, and Compromising, with 21 Activities
  • Author: Ronald A. Reis Henry A. Waxman Kristi Noem
  • ISBN: 9781613749777
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback
  • An interactive guidebook to the history and inner workings of the legislative branch of the U.S Government Providing a historical perspective on all that is going on today, US Congress for Kids examines the major milestones in congressional history, including the abolition of slavery, extending the vote to African Americans and to women, and investigating misconduct in boAn interactive guidebook to the history and inner workings of the legislative branch of the U.S Government Providing a historical perspective on all that is going on today, US Congress for Kids examines the major milestones in congressional history, including the abolition of slavery, extending the vote to African Americans and to women, and investigating misconduct in both government and private institutions Kids will be engaged by the focus on dramatic stories, personalities, and turning points while also benefitting from the clear discussions of Congressional purpose, structure, history, and ongoing issues Educational, hands on activities that illuminate the workings of the U.S Congress include making a House ceremonial mace, creating congressional money, making a capitol dome, and designing a Congressional Medal of Honor.

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    1. Young Reader Reaction: My friend used this as a resource in teaching her class about the function of Congress and why there is so much disdain for the Members of Congress today. The class found parts of the book and some of the activities interesting.Adult Reader Reaction: I liked the balance of past and present material. Current Members of Congress are mentioned, so the book may be updated in the future to reflect the current composition of the Legislative Branch.Pros: The US Congress for kids [...]

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