United States Government
Specific topics in this unit include:
Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights
The Federalist Papers
Checks and Balances
States power v. federal power
Jobs of the three branches
Separation of Powers
Baron de Montesquieu
English Bill of Rights
House of Representatives
Primary source analysis of northern and southern arguments
New Jersey Plan
The Great Compromise
Land Ordinance of 1785
**CAN BE ALTERED!**The Forming a United States Government unit includes a total of 8 PowerPoint presentations, 24+ graphic organizer pages, two quizzes, study guide and 3-page test. An answer key for the graphic organizers, and test is provided for your convenience. The study guide and test are Word documents which you can modify or change to add anything you need for your specific classroom.
Here are the individual lessons found in Forming a United States Government unit unit:
Lesson 1: Articles of Confederation
Lesson 2: Northwest Ordinance and Shays' Rebellion
Lesson 3: Virginia and New Jersey Plans, Great Compromise
Lesson 4: Three-Fifths Compromise
Lesson 5: The United States Constitution
Lesson 6: Federalism, Checks and Balances
Lesson 7: Federalist v. Anti-Federalists
Lesson 8: Bill of Rights
UNIT: Forming a United States Government
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