"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet

"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
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American democracy didn't begin with the U.S. Constitution. It has a rich history that goes back over a hundred and fifty years before 1789. This very thorough packet focuses upon the FIVE major documents influencing modern-day American government:

- The Mayflower Compact
- The Articles of Confederation
- The Declaration of Independence
- The Bill of Rights
- The United States Constitution

This essential question is answered throughout these lessons:
“What are the five main documents that are the backbone of American democracy?


Included in this packet are:

1. a student packet cover

2. a copy of each major U.S. document in both original form (primary source) and readable text. (except the entire Constitution)

3. a "QUICK FACTS" sheet for each document:
- this includes a description of the document's meaning
- what the document expressed tot he world
- why it is important to America

4. Student comprehension questions for each document

5. a student overview sheet

6. some extras on the branches of government

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25
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
"America's Great Documents" Printable Packet
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