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Students investigate the historical Articles of Confederation and how they were used in the process of forming the present government of the United States. They use a variety of resources in order to perform research and then use writing prompts to create a paper for presentation purposes.
What better way to review the development of American government, than with a game? Play a Millionaire-style game to review topics like, the Bill of Rights, the branches of government, the Articles of Confederation, and federalism. Fifteen fun questions and answers await!
High schoolers create working definition of common citizen, and investigate and discuss important sections of Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and other Amendments. Students demonstrate understanding of events that changed representation in the United States.
Learners examine how the Articles of Confederation evolved into the U.S. Constitution. In this government instructional activity, students analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress. Learners analyze primary images and documents to determine what needed to be done to fix the Articles of Confederation.