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Constitutional Struggle Over Centralized Power

Students participate in a classroom simulation to discover the issues facing those who formed the new U.S. government. They compare and contrast the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. Using resource sheets and working in groups, they prepare and present a mock Constitution ratifying convention.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Included Materials
  • Project