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Government mural by Elihu Vedder

[Detail] Government mural by Elihu Vedder

Review an early draft of the Constitution with revisions and marginal notations as well as the Declaration of Independence and the Emancipation Proclamation. Read about presidents and the presidency, leaders of the new nation, elections, and inaugurations. Find resources to teach about constitutional issues ranging from women’s suffrage to slavery and desegregation.