Forming a Government 1777-1791


Sections
1. Articles of confederation
2. A New Nation Faces Challenges
3. Creating A Constitution
See the page on the Consitution
3 Branches of Government

4. Ratifying the Constitution
Activities:
PowerPoint: covers all the major concepts in the chapter

Vocabulary: identify the part of speech, create the definition, give a sample sentence using the vocabulary word and create a picture to illustrate the word.

This is extra credit: Directions are on the .pdf document.


Web Sites:
Library of Congress for Kids: Congress for Kids
Documents of Freedom
Movie clips:
Articles of Confederation and Constitution a quick review in 4 min. in outline form
Articles of Confederation: after the war problems arise: 6 min review of the economic weaknesses
Birth of the Republic
American Revolution - 1776: George W.
Benjamin Franklin 1706-1776
Liberty's Kids: #26 Honor and Compromise
The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: crash course
Other web sites:
Ms. Avery's US History Wiki Page: The New Republic….
See the booklet about the New Republic and several presidential administrations

Activities

Ben's Guide to US Government for kids
Music:
Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp
United States Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
Confederation to Constitution


Vocab game Confederation to Constitution 1776-1791