The Shaping of the US Constitution

Students examine how the United States Constitution was shaped and the type of government it created. They discuss the significance of the Magna Carta and the Mayflower Compact. Analyzing the Articles of Confederation, they discuss the effectiveness of each ideal in shaping the Declaration of the Independence. They also evaluate the debates that occured during this time of development.

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6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning