The Supreme Court is made up of nine Justices. One of these is the Chief Justice. They are appointed by the President and must be confirmed by the Senate. Once a person has been confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice, she/he remains in the job for life. The only […]
Category: Symbols of the U. S. Government
Directions: Lincoln had a habit of misplacing his important papers. One day he discovered that he could keep these important papers safely tucked into his stovepipe hat. Make your own stovepipe hat.
Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Independence Hall was built between 1732 and 1756 as the State House or capitol. At this building, colonial leaders met to plan the future of the new nation. Many of the most important documents in U. S. history were written at Independence Hall. The Declaration of Independence was adopted here on […]
Located in Washington, D. C., the Jefferson Memorial honors Thomas Jefferson– author of the Declaration of Independence, first Secretary of State, and third President of the United States. The memorial stands as a symbol and reminder to the things that Jefferson wanted for his country–equality, education, liberty, freedom, and independence. The memorial is built along […]
Directions: Ben went out for a walk between sessions at the Constitutional Convention. He wandered a little too far and got lost. He has a meeting at Independence Hall in half an hour. Help Ben find the way back.