The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism

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Check out this entertaining, speedy, and highly informative overview of the founding stages of the United States government. The video includes a detailed discussion of the limitations of the Articles of Confederation, the eventual creation of the Constitution and its allocations for congressional makeup and branches of government, and how ratification of the Constitution essentially helped to clarify the political ideology of the American people.

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Pros
  • Very engaging speaker
  • Graphics and animations bring life to the content
Cons
  • A great deal of information is conveyed in this video, so is best used as a summary after covering the topic in greater depth