The Constitution

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Young historians draw direct connections from the grievances expressed in the Declaration of Independence to protections implemented into the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • As an additional activity, consider having learners discuss how grievances in the Declaration of Independence were actually considered in the formation of the Articles of Confederation
  • Use this graphic organizer immediately following an analysis of the Declaration of Independence to identify major grievances or themes, and then refer back to it later in the course when covering the Constitution
Pros

  • Simple and straightforward design
Cons

  • None