Convention, Ratification, and Amendment Process

New Review

While the Revolution is perhaps the most famous revolt in American history, do scholars know about Shays' Rebellion? The outcome of the uprising led to the current Constitution. A video resource traces the history of and how the Bill of Rights came to be after the people spoke. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners use discussion questions to explore the importance of the Constitution and its amendments
Classroom Considerations

  • Video is repetitive of other clips and information from the series
Pros

  • Resource links to other lesson plans to use in tandem with the video
  • Intriguing photos engage viewers
Cons

  • Discussion questions are disconnected from video content