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Articles of Confederation and Constitution PowerPoint and Guided Notes

History Gal
Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
57 slides, 18 pages
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  1. All of my PowerPoint and Guided Notes sets for American 1 (U.S. History from Colonization through Reconstruction) are included in this bundle. They include both print and digital versions. What's included in each PowerPoint and Guided Notes set:*Editable PowerPoint presentation (most black text is e
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This 57 slide PowerPoint presentation on the creation of a New Nation covers a myriad of topics including:

- Critical Period

- Creation of the Articles of Confederation and the role of John Dickinson

- Structure of government under the Articles of Confederation

- Accomplishments of the Articles of Confederation

- Weaknesses and problems of the Articles of Confederation including Shay's Rebellion

- Annapolis Convention

- Philadelphia or Constitutional Convention

- Creation of the Constitution including Virginia Plan/New Jersey Plan/Great Compromise, 3/5 Compromise, etc.

- Historical foundations

- basic principles contained in Constitution

- Federalists v. Anti-Federalists

- Bill of Rights

- ratification of Constitution

What's included in the download:

*Editable PowerPoint presentation (57 slides, text is all editable, some graphics are not editable)

*Google Slides version of PowerPoint (57 Slides), added April 2020

*PDF Guided Notes (8 pages, not editable)

*Fillable PDF version of Guided Notes (8 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Adobe), added April 2020

*Google Slides version of Guided Notes (8 slides, students type into text boxes, not editable in Slides), added April 2020

*PDF Guided Notes key (8 pages, not editable)

*Editable Guided Notes (8 pages, created in PowerPoint without the fancy clip art and fonts)

**This zip file contains PDFs and PowerPoint files. Some of these files are editable, but even once edited, they are considered derivative works and are only for your personal classroom use and may not be shared without the purchase of additional licenses and may not be sold.**

***This resource is included in the following larger bundles:***

* U.S. History to 1877 Bundle

* U.S. History Mega Bundle: Exploration to Present

This download contains files that may be printed and copied or used digitally. Use whichever version fit best with your class. The other version remains yours in case you ever need to use them (in case your school makes the jump to 1:1 classes sometime in the future or if you have a student whose IEP requires a hard copy of assignments instead of digital ones).

You may put the materials in this file on a LMS for STUDENT USE that RESTRICTS access like Google Drive, Google Classroom, OneDrive, Edmodo, Blackboard, etc. where students are either invited via an email address or log in with a user name and password. IT MAY NOT BE UPLOADED TO A CLASS WEBSITE UNLESS THE SITE IS RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH A LOGIN AND PASSWORD AND IT MAY NOT BE USED IN A COURSE ON OUTSCHOOL OR ANY SIMILAR PLATFORMS/MARKETPLACES.

Questions? Email me at andrea@musingsofahistorygal.com.


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Total Pages
57 slides, 18 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.


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