This The New Nation unit also includes:
The conclusion of the American Revolution brought about a new conflict—choosing the stye of government for the newly formed United States. Using the views of both Federalists and Anti-Federalists, learners work in pairs and groups to reflect upon the challenges that came with forming a free republic from scratch. Lesson six of a 22-part program covering America's history provides video clips, cartoons, and primary sources to help learners analyze and present how the cornerstone of American democracy was formed.
- Create a large Venn diagram for activity three and place it in front of the room for the class discussion
- Assign students a number in each group and roll a die or choose a card to select which one talks for the group in each activity
- Includes overhead projector and transparencies in the lesson; adjust for today's technology accordingly
- Contains printable worksheets and materials for classroom use
- Resource provides questions for reflection during the video clips