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Forming a United States Government UNIT

Forming a United States Government UNIT
Product Description
United States Government

Specific topics in this unit include:
Bill of Rights
Due process
Self-incriminating testimony
Natural Rights
Bill of Rights
The Federalist Papers
Checks and Balances
States power v. federal power
Jobs of the three branches
Separation of Powers
Representative government
John Locke
Baron de Montesquieu
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
House of Representatives
Primary source analysis of northern and southern arguments
James Madison
Virginia Plan
William Paterson
New Jersey Plan
Roger Sherman
The Great Compromise
Land Ordinance of 1785
Shays’ Rebellion
Economic Depression
Northwest Ordinance
Central Government
States’ Rights

**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.

PLEASE NOTE: The lessons in this unit are PowerPoint documents. The TEXT in this PowerPoint documents can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT able to be altered. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this lesson. Thank you!

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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TERMS OF USE: The purchase of this PowerPoint presentation product by ZoopDog Creations includes a limited license for your classroom use. You may utilize this resource for each of your students. Reproduction of this product for use by additional teachers or classrooms, an entire grade level, additional schools or an entire school district is a violation of copyright.
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Total Pages
8 PowerPoint presenations, 24 graphic organizers, 2 quizzes, 1 page study guide, 3 page test
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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