I can summarize the issues debated at the Constitutional Convention, and I can analyze their impact on the new nation.
Critical Vocabulary: King George III, Albany Plan of Union, Treaty of Paris, Proclamation of 1763, Writs of Assistance, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, Stamp Act Congress, Sons of Liberty, Declaratory Act, Townshend Acts, Circular Letter, Boston Massacre, Captain Thomas Preston, Crispus Attucks, Gaspee, British East India Tea Company, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Coercive Acts, Quebec Act, Intolerable Acts, First Continental Congress, Second Continental Congress, Lexington and Concord, Continental Army, George Washington, Olive Branch Petition, Hessian, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Thomas Jefferson
- Background Question: What is the minimum number of Electors a candidate must win in order to become president?
- Citizenship Question: Which of the following includes three of the 13 original states?
A. Georgia, Indiana, New York
B. Maine, Ohio, and West Virginia
C. Vermont, Florida, and Pennsylvania
D. Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina
- Guided Instruction: US Constitution Study Guide
- Reflection Question: Did the Articles of Confederation create a strong national government or strong state governments? Explain.