Part 1 - American GovernmentPart 1.1 - Principles of American Democracy

1. What is the supreme law of the land?

What is the supreme law of the land
  • The Constitution

The Founding Fathers of the United States wrote the Constitution in 1787. The Constitution is the “supreme law of the land.” The U.S. Constitution has lasted longer than any other country’s constitution. It establishes the basic principles of the United States government. The Constitution establishes a system of government called “representative democracy.” In a representative democracy, citizens choose representatives to make the laws. U.S. citizens also choose a president to lead the executive branch of government. The Constitution lists fundamental rights for all citizens and other people living in the United States. Laws made in the United States must follow the Constitution.

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¿Cuál es la ley suprema de la nación?

  • la Constitución

ما هو القانون األعلى للبالد؟

  • الدستور

美國的最高法律是什麼?

  • 憲法

국가의 최고의 법은 무엇인가?

  • 헌법

Ano ang pinakamataas na batas ng bansa?

  • ang Konstitusyon

Luật cao nhất của quốc gia là gì?

  • Hiến Pháp

מהו החוק העליון בארה”ב?

  • החוקה

Что является высшим законом страны?

  • Конституция

Cili eshte ligji me suprem (kryesor) I vendit?

  • Kushtetuta

Koji je glavni zakon zemlje?

  • Ustav

قانون برتر این سرزمین کدام قانون است؟

  • قانون اساسی

Quelle est la loi suprème de la Patrie?

  • La Constitution

Tsab kev cai dab tsi loj tshaj nyob rau teb chaws no?

  • tus Txhooj Cai Lij Choj

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