How did the Constitution establish the U.S. government? This question is at the heart of this engaging text about the history of the Constitution. Readers are given a detailed overview of how the Constitution was born and how it has been amended throughout history. Some of the subjects covered include the amendment process, the different interpretations of the Constitution, and how the Supreme Court uses the Constitution to determine outcomes of cases. Vibrant full-color photographs, informational graphic organizers, and fact-filled sidebars present this important social studies curriculum topic in an accessible way.