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Review: Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel

Fault Lines in the Constitution examines the Constitution of the United States. It takes us through the framers, their fights, and their compromises but also discusses the flaws in the document that impacts us today. The graphic novel is an examination of our governing document and solutions that exist that states and other nations have implemented. It’s an interesting graphic novel that’s a great introduction to our government’s founding document.

First Second‘s World Citizen Comics are a great line of graphic novels to teach civics.

Story: Cynthia Levinson, Sanford Levinson
Art: Ally Shwed
Color: Gerard Alba Rojas
Lettering: Angela Boyle

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Exclusive: Learn About Presidential Succession in this Fault Lines in the Constitution Chapter

Fault Lines in the Constitution

First Second BooksWorld Citizen Comics is a graphic novel line focused on civic involvement. The line of comics lifts the curtain on the world of politics and government creating easy to understand guides to help educate and possibly spur engagement.

Fault Lines in the Constitution focuses on today’s political struggles and their origins in the decisions of our Founding Fathers. Children’s book author Cynthia Levinson, constitutional-law scholar Sanford Levinson, and artist Ally Shwed deftly illustrate the contemporary problems that arose from the Constitution—and offer possible solutions to them. This latest volume teaches readers how this founding document continues to shape modern society with colorful art, compelling discourse, and true stories from America’s past and present.

First Second has hooked us up with an exclusive look at a chapter. “Is there a leader in the room?” focuses on presidential succession.

Read the chapter below and you can order the graphic novel now.

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