What makes the United States different from other countries?
Why do we have elections?
How do we figure out who becomes president?
Who makes the laws?
The answer to these questions (and many others) can be found in a document written over 200 years ago – The Constitution!
The House that George Built explains the Constitution in a way we all can understand. Real-life photos give you a personal tour of the people and places mentioned throughout the book.
Keep reading and you will even discover the secret reason why George Washington and the other founding Fathers fought so hard to write the Constitution in the first place.
Jennifer is "that teacher" who loves what she teaches and hopes to provoke interest in her students. The House that George Built is her attempt to make what matters memorable and to insure that what's memorable matters.
She will be joining the nation's teachers and students in celebrating National Constitution Day on September 17th and hopes this may be a resource to help young learners better understand the blessings they will inherit because of The Constitution.