American Revolution and Constitutional Foundations

Chapter 2 Vocab

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Aim:What set the American colonists on the road to revolution against England?Unit2_GeographicalReasoningActivity_ImpactofFrenchandIndianWar

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2. Aim:Why did some colonists support England and oppose independence?

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3. Why were the American colonists upset about the Stamp Act?

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4. Aim: How did the American colonists react to the creation and enforcement of the Stamp Act?

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5. Aim: Why did the Founders write the Declaration of Independence?

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6. Aim: After defeating the British in the Revolution, what kind of government did American leaders create?

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7. Aim: How did Americans react to Shays’ Rebellion?

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8. Aim:How did delegates compromise on the conflicts they faced at the Constitutional Convention?

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9. Preamble Activity

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10. Aim: What are the differences between the governing systems and structures established by the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution?

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11. Thematic Compromise and The Constitution

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12. Aim: After the Constitutional Convention, what were the arguments for and against a Bill of Rights being added to the Constitution?

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13. Aim: How does the Bill of Rights protect the civil liberties of people living in the United States?

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14. Aim: How do the rights protected in the Bill of Rights apply to the experiences of people accused of crimes in the United States?

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15.Aim: How did the writers of the Constitution create a government that was stronger than the Articles of Confederation, but not too strong?

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16. Aim:How does the Constitution separate and balance the powers of the federal government?

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17. https://www.icivics.org/games/supreme-decision

 

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19. Aim: When is the federal government justified in using force against American citizens?

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20. Review Activities

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