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Join Christian historian David Barton and former legislator Rick Green on an exciting journey through the words of the American Constitution. Using photos, writings, historical documents, and the Constitution itself, viewers will walk article by article through the Constitution and Bill of Rights to unravel the original intent behind the words that frame our government. Filmed at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Constitution Alive is a one of a kind look into one of the most important documents of history.
The first disc in the Constitution Alive 4 Volume Set includes the first three sections of the series. Section One: Introduction, Our Purpose and Approach, Section Two: The Seeds of Liberty, and Section Three: A 30,000 Foot Overview work to lay a foundation that the rest of the series will build off of. The background and signing of the Declaration of Independence is extensively covered, while also showing how this document would affect the Constitution. The lives, values and legacies of several Founding Fathers are also covered including, George Washington, Benjamin Rush, and George Mason. In addition, topics such as education, identity rights, the Electoral College, the branches of government, jurisdiction, and taxes are covered in this first section of Constitution Alive!
The second disc of the Constitution Alive 4 Volume Set focuses on the Legislative and Executive branches of government. Exploring the first several articles of the Constitution, disc two of Constitution Alive seeks to help viewers understand the roles of Congress and the President through the lens of the Constitution. The idea of limited government is extensively covered, as well as the value of “duty.”
Disc three of Constitution Alive focuses on the Judicial Branch and the Bill of Rights. By reading, analyzing and understanding the Constitution viewers will come to understand what the role of the Judicial branch is, as well as issues that can arise. The First Amendment is covered extensively, as David Barton and Rick Green explore the writings of many Founding Fathers to understand the original intent of Freedom of Religion. The third segment of Constitution Alive concludes with an in depth look at each right laid out in the Bill of Rights.
The final section of the Constitution Alive 4 Volume Set examines the process of ratification—exploring and explaining the process of amending the Constitution. In addition, the fourth DVD explores issues that have often been proposed as possible amendments, including marriage, budget, human life, and political term limits. After finishing the study of the Constitution, Constitution Alive encourages viewers to take part in their government, explaining what the role of the citizen in regard to the Constitution is.
The Constitution Alive Four Volume Set is a wonderful educational tool to use in any educational setting. Whether in a classroom, or at home, viewers will dive deep into the Constitution. Examining this amazing document from both a Biblical and historical background, viewers will be challenged to think critically and create their own opinions on current political issues. Constitution Alive provides a solid understanding of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence, while also introducing viewers to the historical setting—helping viewers of all ages understand the original intent behind much of the American government. Whether studying American history or government by yourself or in a class setting, Constitution Alive is a valuable educational tool that will bring this powerful document to life for viewers of all ages.
Founded by David Barton—a well-known Christian historian—Wall Builders is an organization that strives to preserve and present America’s forgotten history and heroes. Dedicated to preserving the values of the Constitution and the Founding Fathers, Wall Builders offers many educational opportunities such as the video series Constitution Alive. Approaching government and history from a Biblical perspective, Wall Builders seeks to have a direct and positive influence in government, education, and family by focusing on and educating families about the Godly foundation of the United States, and encouraging Christians to be involved and educated citizens.
A passion of Wall Builders and David Barton, is the idea of “passing the torch” to the next generation. The lessons in Constitution Alive are wonderful ways to introduce your children to the foundations of government and liberty. As you watch Constitution Alive with your family you will have many opportunities to discuss both history and current issues with your children. As you come to understand the structure of our government you can have valuable conversations about the role of government, the foundations of this country, the meaning of liberty, the importance of being an informed citizen, and much more! Constitution Alive is a wonderful opportunity to begin “passing the torch” to the next generation by building a solid understanding of the document that built and guides our nation.
Journey article by article, line by line through the American Constitution and Bill of Rights as you learn what means to be an American citizen. Using the writings and words of the Founding Fathers, viewers will gain a better understanding of the document which guides our nation. Constitution Alive will equip individuals to be informed, engaged citizens and defenders of liberty both within their communities and nation. Join David Barton and Rick Green on this amazing educational journey from executive orders, the powers of Congress, freedom of religion and much mure!
Constitution Alive! has not been rated by the Motion Picture Association of America and may include topics, issues, and scenes not suitable for younger viewers. This film received the “Faith Friendly” award for ages twelve and up from the Dove Foundation. As always, it is recommended that parents preview all content to determine what is suitable for their children, but the DVDs included in Constitution Alive! are generally considered appropriate for most older audiences.
The Constitution Alive 4 Volume Set includes:
-4 DVDs with over 10 hours of content
-1 MP3 CD
-1 Audio CD
Join Christian historian David Barton and former Texas legislator Rick Green as they advocate for the original intent of our founding documents in this one-of-a-kind, 4-DVD set on the meaning and purpose of the Constitution.
Go article by article through the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and learn more about executive orders, the Electoral College, the powers of Congress and the President, freedom of religion, and more. Shot on location at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Constitution Alive is a truly unique opportunity to regain an intimate knowledge of the Constitution every American citizen should have.