This Conceived of Compromises: Creating the US Constitution worksheet also includes:
The United States Constitutions is one of the world's oldest written constitutions that is still in use today. Learn more about the creation of a document that regulates the separation of powers, checks and balances, and citizens' rights in America.
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- Have class members write a short argument paper about which proposed government structure would be the most effective
- Article is Lexile® level 810 and is intended for fifth graders; versions of the articles for multiple grade levels are attached
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