Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
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: Did the U.S. Constitution create a strong national government or strong state governments? Explain.
- Guided Instruction - US Constitution Study Guide; Major Principles
- Guided Instruction - The Ratification Debate
- Reflection Question: What did the Anti-Federalists want to see added to the Constitution?
Homework: The American Revolution
Tentative Test Date: September 18