WRITING THE CONSTITUTION
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Covers the philiosophical origins of the Constitution; the Articles of Confederation and their weaknesses; the Philadelphia Convention, its debates, and its compromises; the ratification struggle; and the Bill of Rights. Activities: creating "blogs" from the Philadelphia Convention, writing letters to the editor about the legacy of the Constitution, and creating presentations arguing which of the amendments in the Bill of Rights deserves the title "Most Important Civil Liberty."
This title is part of the series: BACKWARDS PLANNING CURRICULUM UNITS: U.S. History
Social Studies School Service