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Written in 1787, the Constitution is over 200 years old! So how is this document still relevant today?

After a victory in the Revolutionary War, the newly founded United States needed a system of government. The Founding Fathers assembled on a hot summer afternoon to write the document that is still in use today: The Constitution of the United States of America. It certainly was not perfect when it was first established, but the Founding Fathers knew this, which is why they gave future generations the ability to make amendments that reflect our growing and changing values. Constitutional amendments are an important part of this document, as they have changed history for the better.

Throughout the pages of this book, you will learn:
- How the Constitution was created
- What a Constitutional amendment is
- How amendments are created
- Why amendments are important
-And so much more!


Written and illustrated by Emma Turner

My Living Constitution, a Children's Guide to US Constitutional Amendments