Like the United States, Kenya and Afghanistan, nations in Latin America also created democratic constitutions. The nation of Chile in South America earned its independence in 1818, and wrote its most recent constitution in 1980. Chile has gone through periods of conflict and tension, but most recently it revised its laws to increase democracy in the country.
In the drag-and-drop activity below, some boxes contain primary source passages from Chile’s Constitution Opens a new window, and some boxes contain secondary source passages about Chile’s Constitution. Drag each primary source passage and drop it next to the corresponding topic it discusses. Then, drag the secondary source passage that simplifies the primary source passage and drop it next to the primary source. (A multiple choice alternative activity is provided for students using keyboards or screen readers.)