Students will identify ways in which the U.S. Constitution addresses specific grievances enumerated in the Declaration of Independence.
: Students will analyze primary sources, images, and speeches to form opinions about causal relationships and compare and contrast those opinions with historical documents.
As students rotate through learning stations, they analyze the Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, and the English Bill of Rights. Students interpret the historical documents and draw conclusions as to how these docuemnts have influenced the U.S. system of government.
Students will correlate current events to constitutional grievances and create modern solutions.
Students will identify and analyze the constitutional principle of federalism and the major role it played in the Civil War in regards to the United States government.
Students will examine several items related to the First Amendment and respond to the teacher-created questions. Student groups will present their conclusions to the class.
Students will critically read a primary source in order to identify and explain the impact of Washington’s Farewell Address.