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A teacher-made test is an alternative to a standardized test, written by the instructor in order to measure student comprehension. Teacher-made tests are considered most effective when they are implemented as part of the education process, rather than after the fact. It...


The U.S. Constitution was written by the delegates to the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention of 1787. The Constitution combined inputs from many people as well as many documents such as the Articles of Confederation and the Declaration of Independence.


The U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 of the 55 delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention. Some delegates had already left the convention at the time of signing, and three delegates refused to sign. William Jackson, the convention secretary, who was not one ...


Amendments to the Florida Constitution are governed by Article XI of the Florida Constitution of 1968. Any properly proposed amendments are placed on the ballot in the next general election and must be approved by 60 percent of the voters of the state to be enacted, sta...


James Madison earned the nickname "the father of the U.S. Constitution" for his contributions during the Constitutional Convention in 1787. Madison drafted the Virginia Plan, a proposal by the Virginia delegates to divide the government's powers into legislative, execut...


James Madison is known as the father of the Constitution. He had a pivotal role in the effort to draft and ratify the U.S. Constitution.


James Madison is recognized as the "Father of the Constitution" because of his role in writing much of it and in helping the Constitution become ratified. He was also the author and champion of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights.