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Constitution Hall Pass: The Legislative Branch

21 minutes 50 seconds

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In celebration of Constitution Day, students explore some famous historical sites that tell the story of the legislative branch. This episode also provides a behind-the-scenes look at how laws are made in the United States. Part of the "Constitution Hall Pass" series.

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Runtime: 21 minutes 50 seconds

Woman stands in the middle of 3 3D digital buildings representing the U, S, Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch, and Executive Branch.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 1
21 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Painting of men creating the U, S Constitution. Some are standing, others are seated, and 1 sits at a table partially covered in papers with a book, inkwell, and quill pen on the other side. Caption. And how they handled those concerns.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 2
21 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
People with sacks covering their faces and phrases such as "Greed" and "Self Interest" written on their shirts stand next to a person wearing Earth with a face over their head. 1st Earth Day April 22, 1970 Caption: It was the first celebration of Earth Day,
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 3
27 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Man wears polo and stands in a room. His mouth is open in mid-speech. Caption. It's a great day to learn about history.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 4
19 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wears a dark polo with the word "staff" printed on it. His eyebrows are slightly raised and his mouth is open mid-speech. Caption. Talking about our friends in Signers' Hall.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 5
14 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a man wearing a dark polo. He smiles and speaks to camera. Caption. Out of the government's dollars and cents.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 6
22 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12