This New Nation and United States Government bundle include everything you need to teach about how the United States formed and the basis of the United States government!
- Articles of Confederation
- Constitution & Constitutional Convention of 1787
- Three Branches of Government / Checks and Balances
- Bill of Rights
- War of 1812
• Articles of Confederation PowerPoint and Notes
• Articles of Confederation Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
• Constitution and Constitutional Convention PowerPoint and Notes
• Constitution and Constitutional Convention Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
• Three Branches of Government PowerPoint and Foldable
• Three Branches of Government Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
• Three Branches of Government Review Task Cards – Set of 20
• Bill of Rights PowerPoint and Notes
• Bill of Rights – Ten Amendments Matching Activity Game
• Bill of Rights Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
• War of 1812 PowerPoint and Notes
• War of 1812 Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
• War of 1812 Review Task Cards – Set of 30
• New Nation and U.S. Government Review Task Cards – Set of 32
• New Nation and U.S. Government Study Guide and Test
This bundle covers Georgia Performance Standards:
SS4H5 The student will analyze the challenges faced by the new nation.
a. Identify the weaknesses of the government established by the Articles of Confederation.
b. Identify the major leaders of the Constitutional Convention (James Madison and
Benjamin Franklin) and describe the major issues they debated, including the rights of states, the Great Compromise, and slavery.
c. Identify the three branches of the U. S. government as outlined by the
Constitution, describe what they do, how they relate to each other (checks and balances and separation of power), and how they relate to the states.
d. Identify and explain the rights in the Bill of Rights, describe how the Bill of Rights places limits on the power of government, and explain the reasons for its inclusion in the Constitution in 1791.
e. Describe the causes and events of the War of 1812; include the burning of the Capitol and the White House.
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