To get a flavor of the times Adams lived, we watched a couple segments of HBO's John Adams, based on David McCullough's book of the same name.
Next comes the Constitution, Bill of Rights and some usable civics, or as my old history teacher used to call it: Problems of Democracy.
Leta has her handy Constitution.
For Wednesday, everyone should do some news scanning and find three current issues or events that bump up against the Constitution. One place to look is today's online news. I got this story by Googling "constitution" and selecting for "News." Be careful. You want news, not opinion, from reputable sources.