The Articles of Confederation for Middle School - PowerPoint & Notes

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Surviving Social Studies
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7th - 9th, Homeschool
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Used in over 1,200 classrooms, this resource will help your students understand America's first attempt at a formal set of rules without them drifting off into daydream land. Provided is a summarized story about the Articles of Confederation that I use with my 8th grade U.S. History students which explains why the Articles of Confederation came about, the powers delegated to the state and national governments, and the strengths and weaknesses of the document.

Table of Contents

Full Text of the Articles of Confederation

Breaking Down the Articles One By One Assignment

PowerPoint Presentation

Notes Sheet for Presentation

Comparing the Articles to Parents/Teens w/Federalist & Anti-Federalist Survey

Here's my Articles of Confederation companion product:

Land Ordinance of 1785: What We Still Use From the Articles of Confederation

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