This is a bundle of four that includes two, highly animated, power point presentations. One is a "stand alone" presentation on Shays Rebellion and other is a presentation on The Articles of Confederation and the effects of Shays Rebellion on being the impetus to create an entirely new United States Constitution. I have also included a lesson plan on the Articles of Confederation as well as the learning scales
There are a total of 51 slides in the two power point presentations, all of which are editable so you can modify the slides if you need to.
Power point presentation #1, Articles of Confederation, Shays' Rebellion & the United States Constitution contains 38 slides, presents a point by point analysis on the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and how its implementation lead to the Shays' Rebellion which in turn lead to the eventual Constitutional Convention.
The covers the following:
The First System of Government
Two Major Achievements
The Land Ordinances
Strengths & Weaknesses (6)
Articles of Confederation:
One Major Weakness:
What Should a Government Do?
Is Printing Money the Answer?
The Worth of Money
Paper Money Represents Real Things (3)
What if You Don’t Have Enough?
It doesn't work that way!
Printing More Money s Not the Answer
The Colonial Government Learned the Hard Way!
How Did This Create a Problem?
Three Problems Occurred
The Farmers Rebelled
The Congress Couldn’t Help
Impact of the Failure of the Articles of Confederation
The Constitution Is Born!
Power point presentation #2, Shays Rebellion can be used as a "stand alone" presentation and contains 13 slides and covers the following.
Anger at Government
The Rebellion Fails
Results of the Rebellion
Coming to America
Ben Franklin Intercedes
Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Monmouth
Additional Troops and Supplies
Honored by The Americans
Service to France
Protecting the King
Branded a Traitor
Death of Lafayette
The lesson plans include the following:
Benchmark: Students will be able to identify the weaknesses of the government under the Articles of Confederation.
Evidence Based Scale
Marzano Design Questions and Elements Identified
Instructional Strategies /Elements
The Learning Scales meet the following criteria for Florida but has application in many other states.
SS.7.C.1.5-Identify how the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation led to the writing of the Constitution.
Standard 2: SS.7.C.1.8-Explain the viewpoints of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists regarding the ratification of the Constitution and inclusion of a bill of rights.
Standard 3: SS.7.C.1.9-Define the rule of law and recognize its influence on the development of the American legal, political and governmental systems.
This is one of several bundled power point presentations that I offer in my store on... The American Revolutionary War.