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19 reviewed resources for the federalist era

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The Federalist Era ( 1789-1800)

For Students 9th - 12th
Focus on early American history with this set of 14 short answer questions, all related to the Federalist Era. George Washington, James Madison, and the US Constitution, what could be better than that?
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The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans: The Platforms They Never Had

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the beginnings of the political party system in the US. They determine the key positions of both the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. They compare the views of the early political parties with those of today.
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The Era of Good Feelings

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Setting the context for the first part of the 19th century, the slides presented here display the "Era of Good Feelings," including the presidencies of Monroe and Adams. Maps and photographs help students to contextualize the concepts of...
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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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Having a Strong National Government

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did American political parties form? Scholars research the end of the Washington era and the beginning of politics in America. Video evidence and discussion questions allow insight into the emergence of the three branches of...
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The First American Party System: A Documentary Timeline of Important Events (1787-1800)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct research on the events of the end of the 18th century in order to identify critical factors leading to the development of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican political parties. They summarize the key positions...
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The Pre-Civil War Era (1815–1850)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the United States from 1815-1850. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The New Nation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The conclusion of the American Revolution brought about a new conflict—choosing the stye of government for the newly formed United States. Using the views of both Federalists and Anti-Federalists, learners work in pairs and groups to...
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Practice Test: Colonialism and the Foundations of American Democracy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Which document introduced the idea of limited government? What is the official beginning of the American Revolution? From the colonial period to the establishment of the Constitution, this assessment includes 40 multiple choice questions...
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Writing Rights: The Bill of Rights

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Where did the cherished ideals enshrined in the Bill of Rights originate? While history gives the Founding Fathers much of the credit, laws in colonial America influenced the Bill of Rights. An interactive web-based activity allows...
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The Two-Party System in American History: Ch 5

For Students 7th - 8th
Five matching and 5 multiple choice questions to challenge your class. Their answers will test their knowledge of early American government. Party systems, Electorate, and major constituents of the time are the topics included.
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Holding a Wolf by the Ears: Race, Economics, and the Complexity of Thomas Jefferson

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the era of slavery when Jefferson was President. In this United States History instructional activity, 11th graders participate in a class discussion that is led by the teacher.  A PowerPoint presentation on the...
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Campaign Posters 1788-1816

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the first years of the U.S. under the U.S. Constitution. They identify the main themes of the Federalist and Republican parties, conduct research, and write a campaign speech and create a campaign poster.
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"Father" of Our Country vs. "Father" of the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars examine the relevance of the Bill of Rights. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students study the parts of the Constitution and the ten amendments. They investigate the rights and responsibilities that accompany being an...
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A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"

For Teachers 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...
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Poetry from the Trenches of World War I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Often, the real-life experiences of soldiers gets lost back home when the war seems so far away. Scholars investigate the personal side of World War I in the trenches of Europe to complete a collaborative social studies activity. When...
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Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan:Launching the New U.S. Navy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students demonstrate understanding of the issues related to the creation and ratification of the United States Constitution and the new Government it established.
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Washington and the Whiskey Rebellion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 and its significance in the early history of the United States. They explore how George Washington made the choice to meet this challenge to federal authority with military force
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The Jeffersonian Age: 1800 - 1824 (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 15 fill in the blank questions regarding the Jeffersonian Age. Students may submit their answers to be scored.