One of my reading groups at school is a group of boys that wanted to study AL history this year. At the moment, we are reading how AL became a state and about the Constitution of 1819. There were several interesting items listed:
Governor elected by the people to serve a two-year term.
School property protected by the state.
Supreme Court where the judges are selected by the legislature.
Roadways and waterways improvements funded by the state. This statement made one ask about the improvements. After thinking a couple of seconds about how to explain, I asked, "What do you see when you are looking at the road." A couple of seconds pass....... and one boy finally answers:
I swear.... You can't make this stuff up!!