Understanding Federalist #10
Students read the Federalist #10. In groups, they discuss the meaning of each paragraph. Afterward, students write a summary exploring the important arguments of the paper. Students explore the historical significance of the document.
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Jeffersonians in Office
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9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
EdTech Tuesdays: Constitution and Federalist Papers
Discover an app that will allow you and your class to really delve into key primary source documents of United States history: the Constitution and the Federalist Papers. The presenters in this video offer a breakdown of the app's...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable