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US History Development of the Young Republic (1783 - 1829)

The New Millennium and a Post-9/11 World (1991 - Present)

September 11 Attacks on the United States Great Recession of 2008 Resources and Activities

The Constitution and the New Republic

This topic looks at the creation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Constitutional Convention

Media The Constitutional Congress (05:58min)
Website Constitutional Convention Balancing a Strong National Government and States' Rights (I&C)
Media Constitutional Convention: Behold! A Fabric Now to Freedom Rear'd (political cartoon)
Article Timeline: Constitutional Convention
Article Opening the Constitutional Convention (HA)
Article Opening the Constitutional Convention Activitiy (HA)
Article How Should States be Represented (HA)
Media How Should States be Represented Activity (HA)
Article Resolution- The Great Compromise (HA)
Article Resolution- The Great Compromise Activity (HA)
Article Issue - How Should Slaves be Counted? (HA)
Article Issue - How Should Slaves be Counted? Activity (HA)
Article Resolution - the Three-Fifths Compromise (HA)
Media Resolution - the Three-Fifths Compromise Activity (HA)
Website Slavery and the U.S. Constitution Was the U.S. Constitution a Proslavery Document? (I&C)
Article Issue - How Should the cheif Executive Be Elected? (HA)
Article Issue - How Should the cheif Executive Be Elected? Activity (HA)
Article Resolution - The Electoral College Activity (HA)
Article Resolution - The Electoral College (HA)
Article he Convention Ends (HA)
Article The Convention Ends Activity (HA)
Article The Constitution Goes to the States (HA)
Article The Constitution Goes to the States Activity (HA)
Article Ratifying the Constitution (HA)
Article James Madison and the Long, Hot Summer of 1787 (HA)
Article James Madison and the Long, Hot Summer of 1787 Activity (HA)
Article Roots of American Democracy (HA)
Media Roots of American Democracy Activity (HA)
Article The First State Constitutions (HA)
Article The First State Constitutions Activity (HA)
Article Power, Politics and You (HA)
Article Constitutional Convention (World Book)
Article The Constitutional Convention
Media Closing Statements of the Constitutional Convention
Media James Madison
Media Who Were the Framers of the Constitution? (06:57min)
Media U.S. Constitution (06:55min)
Article Constitution: Creating a Republic
Article The Constitution
Article Constitution of the United States (World Book)
Website The Iroquois Influence Thesis Did the Iroquois Confederacy Influence the Drafting of the Constitution of the United States? (I&C)