Saturday, November 26, 2011

Treasure Hunt: Three Constitutions

On 6 December Spanish people remember the day we ratified our constitution. A constitution is the set of rules that establish the structure and duties of a government. It also guarantees certain rights to the people.

In this activity we will review some important aspects of the Spanish Constitution and we will learn some facts about the Constitution of the United Kingdom and the Constitution of the United States of America. The three of them protect the Human Rights.

Read these questions carefully and think if you can answer them:

1. Which of the three constitutions is the oldest? When was it written?
2. When was the Spanish Constitution adopted?
3. What happened on 6 December 1978 in Spain?
4. What is the main difference between the Constitution of the United Kingdom and the other two constitutions?
5. Name three rights American, British and Spanish citizens have.
6. Complete these sentences with one of these words: Parliamentary monarchy, constitutional monarchy, federal constitutional republic.

a) Spain is a . . . . . . . . . .
b) The United States of America are a . . . . . . . . . .
c) The United Kingdom is a . . . . . . . . . .

These are the websites that you should visit to answer the questions:

Please send a comment with your answers and don't forget to include your name and group!

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