Government

a. Analyze debates during the drafting of the Constitution, including the Three-Fifths
Compromise, the Great Compromise, and the Commerce Clause.
b. Analyze how the Constitution addresses the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
c. Explain the fundamental principles of the United States Constitution, including limited
government, the rule of law, federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, and
popular sovereignty.
d. Explain the key ideas in the debate over ratification made by the Federalists and the
Anti-Federalists.

 

Monday-  Notes and discussion on Articles of Confedration & Constitutional Convention

http://cf-cdn.icivics.org/viewpdf.html?path=/sites/default/files/uploads/Just%20Right%20Govt_3.pdf

Video Clips

 

Tuesday: Study of the Constituion

Group work- Walk Thru the Constitution

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Wednesday:  Bill of Rights

Group Activity : Do I Have Have A Right

http://cf-cdn.icivics.org/viewpdf.html?path=/sites/default/files/You%27ve%20Got%20Rights_2.pdf

 

Thursday: Fedralism & Checks and Balances

Notes and discussion

 

Friday: We the People: Federalists vs Anti-Fedralists

Debate/Worksheet

 

 

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