This is a series of primary source readings, projects and worksheets on the U.S. Constitution and Federalist era. The Primary Source Readings have 6-18 questions which are a combination of reading comprehension and DBQs.
Each of the worksheets and primary source readings can be used as homework assignments, sub plans, or for in-class work and discussion.
Primary source readings:
Federalist #10: Democracy and Faction
Federalist #69: War Powers and the Presidency (includes graphic organizer)
Anti-Federalist #69: Dangers of the Presidency
Federalist #74: Military and Pardon Powers in the Presidency
Federalist #84: Enumerated powers and a Bill of Rights
Neutrality Proclamation: Hamilton and Madison argue anonymously about war powers
Sedition Act and Nullification: Text of Sedition Act and Kentucky Resolutions, Speeches of Rep. John Allen and Rep. Albert Gallatin
Bill of Rights Video Project instructions (including rubrics)
Origin of the Constitution: U.S. Constitution/Bill of Rights provisions compared with complaints against the British and the Articles of Confederation.
Parts of the Constitution: Practice on provisions of the Constitution
Federalist Era Presidents: Washington and Adams administrations
Note: These readings along with more than 70 others are included in my book “Primary Source American History,” along with two mock trials, a mock congress and several dozen projects review worksheets. If you like this (or the free readings on my store), consider getting the complete set.