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2 Page 19 Lesson 8 Opening the Convention The Constitutional Convention

3 What do you think would be challenging about creating a new constitution for the United States in 1787? This drawing represents the Assembly Room at Independence Hall, where delegates to the Constitutional Convention met. What do you see here? Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention L 18 W ARM U P

4 Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention  constitutions VOCAB Key Vocabulary to add to Flashcard List (9) 19 R L EARNING T ARGETS  I can identify two beliefs the delegates to the Constitutional Convention shared and two issues that divided them.  I can explain the importance of secrecy to the convention.

5 Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention Welcome to Philadelphia Delegates! Rules of Order Raise your hand and wait to be recognized. When you have the floor, please stand. Acknowledge speakers by their names, i.e. Doctor Franklin.

6 Welcome to Philadelphia Delegates! The Oath of Secrecy. “I promise not to divulge to the public what is discussed at this convention.” Secure the Assembly Room. Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention

7 Attach the Graphic Organizer. Read Section 8.4, pages , BUT skip the section “The Delegates.” You have 10 minutes to read and complete this. Complete the Graphic Organizer. Preview the blue headings, pictures, terms. Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention What beliefs did the delegates share? What ideas divided them? 8.4 Opening the Constitutional Convention Why was “secrecy” so important to the Constitutional Convention? WHY these visuals for our graphic notes? 19 R

8 What beliefs did the delegates share? What ideas divided them? 8.4 Opening the Constitutional Convention All the delegates believed that government had to protect people’s rights to liberty and equality, They disagreed about which people were entitled to vote and to hold office. They were divided over which should have more power, the national government or the individual states. the “just powers of government come from the consent of the governed,” Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention George Washington was selected to preside over the convention. and that a “republic” was the best form of government.

9 8.4 Opening the Constitutional Convention Why was “secrecy” so important to the Constitutional Convention? Secrecy was important because it allowed the delegates to speak their minds freely without causing alarm or opposition among the general public. Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention

10 VOCAB CONSTITUTIONS written plans that provide the basic framework of a government Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention

11 In order for us to create a NEW constitution, we must resolve a series of issues. I Call This Convention to Order! Our ENDURING UNDERSTANDING: Effective compromise requires give and take. Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention Our ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS: How do you change rules so they can be more effective? Why do people have conflict? How do people compromise on what they believe is important? What role did compromise play in conflicts surrounding the creation of the Constitution? On to Lesson 9...

12 What beliefs did the delegates share? What ideas divided them? 8.4 Opening the Constitutional Convention All the delegates believed that government had to protect people’s rights to liberty and equality, They disagreed about which people were entitled to vote and to hold office. They were divided over which should have more power, the national government or the individual states. Why was “secrecy” so important to the Constitutional Convention? Secrecy was important because it allowed the delegates to speak their minds freely without causing alarm or opposition among the general public. and that a “republic” was the best form of government. Lesson 8: The Constitutional Convention – Opening the Convention George Washington was select to preside over the convention.


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