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James Madison: Madison Was There

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Madison was there! Scholars go on a journey to discover the person behind the founding father label as they explore James Madison's role in the formation of the United States government. The culmination is a writing assignment and...
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James Madison: Raising an Army—Balancing the States and the Federal Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To war! To war! Every nation in the history of the world has had to deal with warfare on some level. Scholars go through a series of activities and discussions surrounding the development of the Constitution to help them better...
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Lesson 2 James Madison: The Second National Bank—Powers Not Specified in the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much power is too much power for the federal government? Scholars use primary documents and constitutional research in groups to analyze the creation of the Second National Bank under James Madison. This is the second lesson plan of...
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James Madison- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
From introducing the concept of checks and balances in government and his work on the Federalist Papers to the construction of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution, James Madison's influence on the establishment of the United States...
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James Madison

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 8 essay questions about the accomplishments of James Madison. 
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In His Own Words: James Madison On the Problem of Faction

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars are introduced to the writings of James Madison and explain why he is often called "The Father of the Constitution". Using primary source documents, they examine his view of the Bill of Rights and what he meant by faction....
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Lesson 4 James Madison: Internal Improvements Balancing Act—Federal/State and Executive/Legislative

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who has the power? The founding fathers asked the same question when the United States was formed. Learners explore issues that arose during Madison’s presidency that raised constitutional questions. Through discovery, discussion, and...
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James Madison

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about James Madison. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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James Madison

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
James Madison, and his role in writing the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, are the focus of an informational packet that includes activities and writing prompts.
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Worksheet #61 Questions - James Madison

For Students 8th - 9th
In this James Madison historical term quiz, students define the meaning of several terms relating to the aforementioned topic in order to advance their historical knowledge.
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James Madison: From Father of the Constitution to President

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate reasons why James Madison is called the "Father of the Constitution." They discuss three events during his presidency that raised constitutional questions and look at Madison's opinions of those questions. They...
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Every Day Edit - President James Madison

For Students 3rd - 8th
Learners correct the spelling and punctuation of the article in reference to President James Madison. They should be able to find 10 mistakes in the article. Learners are given the printed activity as an Every-Day-Edit activity.
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The Federalist Defense of Diversity: Extending the Sphere

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th Standards
After reading a sample memo regarding the conflict with Britain and France before the War of 1812, your class members will assume the role of James Madison and brainstorm how to handle the situation. They will then analyze the creation...
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Millionaire Review Game: Pre-Civil War

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Explore the era when James Madison was in charge, Federalists and Anti-Federalists battled it out, and slavery was still legal. Then, play this fun review version of the popular game, Who Wants to be a Millionaire. There are 15 questions...
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Understanding James Madison The Father of the Constitution

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research James Madison and create a table of his strengths and weaknesses. In this James Madison instructional activity, students read Jean Fritz's, The Great Little Madison, while developing their research skills, vocabulary...
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Marbury vs. Madison

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is judicial review? The 10th and final segment of a series on prominent Supreme Court cases takes a look at the case Marbury vs. Madison. Viewers examine how judicial review came about and further strengthened the principle of...
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Should America Have Gone to War in 1812?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Using an incredibly engaging activity and detailed lesson plan, your learners will serve as advisors to President Madison on whether to participate in what would become the War of 1812! Utilize a variety of effective instructional...
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Government: The Land of Cantdo and Freedom

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students engage in a simulation assisting James Madison in writing the Bill of Rights. After determining the shortcomings of the Articles of Confederation, they work in pairs to interpret the Preamble. After reading a story called,...
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James Monroe

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of James Madison. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Bill of Rights

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students research, list, define and discuss all the aspects to the United States Bill of Rights. They assess their foundations by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson and reflect on all the conditions happening at the time period of...
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Jeffersonians in Office

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you're looking for a description of the major happenings of the presidencies of both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, then this is the resource for you. Similar to a textbook reading, this worksheet offers a great deal of...
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James Monroe

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of James Monroe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Chief Executives Compared: The Federalist Papers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...

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