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The President Under the Articles of Confederation
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The Articles of Confederation sounds like one big, fancy title to middle schoolers. Here, scaffolded steps help to ease novices into understanding this all-important American document. Discussion questions, lesson activities, and ideas...
The Articles of Confederation to the United States Constitution
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Rather than simply reading about the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, your young historians will make the case for a new Constitution that will positively impact the new nation of the United States.
The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Check out this entertaining, speedy, and highly informative overview of the founding stages of the United States government. The video includes a detailed discussion of the limitations of the Articles of Confederation, the eventual...
Interpreting Foundation Documents of the American Republic
10th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore early American documents that qualify as primary sources. Tenth and eleventh graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the texts of the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation,...
Introducing our Constitution: Problems with the Articles of Confederation
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine how the Articles of Confederation evolved into the U.S. Constitution. In this government lesson, students analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress. Middle schoolers analyze primary images...
Lost Hero: Was John Hanson Actually the First President?
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The first president of the United States was ... John Hanson? Scholars investigate the notion that the initial leader of the nation was not George Washington. Using research, articles, and open discussion, individuals create a quest for...
President Who? Forgotten Founders and Their Capitols
7th - 11th
Students explore the beginning of the United Colonies that were formed in 1774. In this history lesson plan, students discuss the Articles of Confederation and then answer questions about the events surrounding the development of the...
The Constitution: Counter Revolution or National Salvation?
9th - 12th
High schoolers take a close look at the foundations of American government. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students analyze the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution. High schoolers...