Constitution and Amendment Assignment
Give a complete outline of the Constitution, amendments included. This should include the Preamble which explains the purpose of the document and the purpose of government according to the founding fathers. This must be in your own words.
1. Choose an amendment.
2. Research the amendment. Clearly identify it at the beginning of your paper by writing it out. Give the date it was ratified and a complete history behind the amendment. Why did the founders add it to the constitution? Please explain why the amendment is needed or why you think it is not needed.
3. Did anything surprise you about the Constitution that you may not have known?
4. Is the Constitution still a relevant document? Why or Why not?