Lesson Objective: To examine the events surrounding the creation of the Bill of Rights.
Do Now Activity: Complete the worksheet, "Jefferson, Madison, and the Constitution". (worksheet included with purchase of the PowerPoint)
The lesson includes the roles played by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in the formation of the Bill of Rights, as well as the opposition presented by Alexander Hamilton. Also included in the presentation is a differences between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists, as well as an explanation of the amendment creation process.
Common Core Learning Standards:
Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies - 1,2,4,6,7