Legislative Branch Unit: Civics Curated Course

The Powers of Congress: Expressed and Implied

The Legislative Process: How a Bill Becomes a Law

Congress and the Consititution


This lesson uses congressional documents to explain the legislative process. Each document illustrates a specific step as a bill moves forward through Congress. By analyzing these historic records students will be able to understand and explain what happens as a bill becomes a law. A good introduction activity prior to conducting a class simulation. 

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