Just as the Earth contains underground fault lines that slip, slide, and sink, causing earthquakes, so does the basis of our Constitution contain fractures that can demolish our government.
Your Turn! How Would You Write a New Constitution?
If you could design the structure of an entire governmental system from the ground up, the way the Framers did, how would you do it?
Crib Sheets for the Blog-a-Fault-Line Contest: Finding Faults by Following the Dots
We thought we’d give you some guidelines on how to follow the dots backward from current events to fault lines in our country’s founding document. Here are steps you can take to understand the connections and help you prep for the contest
Everybody Counts—More or Less
Because taking the census is fundamental to the principle of representative government, it is one of the few acts Congress must do.