Federalists, Anti-Federalists and the new Constitution: What were their views? Google 1:1 Compatible!
This Federalist and Anti-Federalist lesson is included as part of the larger United States Constitution Unit, located here:
The United States Constitution 15-Lesson Unit!
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In this Federalist and Anti-Federalist lesson, students examine primary source documents to understand the Federalist and Anti-Federalist views on the new Constitution. Students will examine two major issues that these two sides debated when states were dealing with whether or not to ratify the new plan of government. Students will also complete a graphic organizer that forces students to actively delve into the material.
Students will analyze these two questions:
1.) How did Federalists and Anti Federalists differ on their view of Congressional Representation?
2.) What were the Federalist and Anti Federalist views on State and Federal government power?
Very engaging and student centered lesson that tackles two of the major issues in the ratification process! Also, a perfect Common Core compliment!
This lesson is broken into 3 versions for your ease of use!
Version 1: Students examine BOTH issues, congressional representation and the power of states/federal government
Version 2: Students examine ONLY congressional representation
Version 3: Students examine ONLY the power of the states/federal government.
This resource includes a paper in-class version and a 1:1 Google compatible version to be used in conjunction with Google Classroom. Just follow the included instructions for how to access the Google version, then share the resource through Google or assign via Google Classroom. This will allow students to type directly into document!
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