We found 33 resources with the concept alexander hamilton
The Constitutional Convention
18 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Founding Fathers are larger than life in history books, but an engaging video resource brings them up close to your pupils. As viewers meet the founders in the National Constitution Center's Signers' Hall, they learn about the...
The Story of Tax Day
22 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewParents may seem especially stressed around tax time, but learners may not realize this civic duty has a long history connected to the nation's founding. Scholars trace the history of taxes in our country, from the American Revolution up...
Constitution Hall Pass: Greatest Hits
25 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat checks and balances prevent the president from becoming a dictator? How did the Constitution develop? A series of film clips show how a nation was born and developed a system of government based on popular sovereignty.
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
The Story of the Federal Reserve System
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Prevent the Federal Reserve System from becoming a dry topic for your middle and high schoolers by using an informative, engaging resource! The cartoon takes your class on a journey with aliens from the planet of Novus to observe the...
Alexander Hamilton: Lawyer, Writer, and Founding Father
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars analyze the impact Alexander Hamilton had on the creation of the United States. Primary documents and video clips give learners a glimpse into the life of one of America's Founding Fathers, arming them with enough information to...
Chief Executives Compared: The Federalist Papers
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Delve into the responsibilities of the president by looking at President Hamilton's opinion of the presidential office in his own words. The second in a three-part series, the resource also offers an interesting compare-and-contrast...
Conceived of Compromises: Creating the US Constitution
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The United States Constitutions is one of the world's oldest written constitutions that is still in use today. Learn more about the creation of a document that regulates the separation of powers, checks and balances, and citizens' rights...
Who is on that Bill? Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers
Students, who are adult learners, participate in an Internet scavenger hunt in order to assimilate information about the biography of Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers. They look at the Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers...
The Federalist Defense of Diversity: Extending the Sphere
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did early Americans ensure expansion while also securing the rights of citizens? Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, two of our early leaders, considered the problem of faction to be the "mortal disease" that created unstable...
A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"
9th - 12th
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson...
The Federalist Debates: Balancing Power Between State and Federal Governments
6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the pros and cons of state sovereignty vs. federalism, as argued by the Founding Fathers. They identify the basic positions of each side, complete a worksheet, and write a persuasive essay arguing for Jefferson or...
The Brief American Pageant: Launching the New Ship of State
9th - 12th
The two images in this presentation - a graphic depicting American's financial structure and debt, and a map showing American posts that were still held by the British after 1783 - could be helpful for a class lecture on the emerging...