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2 1)From what state is the author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson? 2)Who was considered “First in war, first in peace, first in the heart of his countrymen”? 3)In what year did Benjamin Franklin die? 4)Which member of the Convention later becomes the 4 th president of the USA? 5)What are the three branches of government created at the Convention? Please copy the questions. (10); Please skip three lines per question. Also have planners out and on your table.

3 6)Article Three of the Constitution creates which branch of government? 7)How many states had to ratify the Constitution for it to become official? 8)When were the Bill of Rights ratified by the states? 9)What is one of the strengths of the Constitution? 10)Which amendment gave women the right to vote? Please copy the questions. (10); Please skip three lines per question. Also have planners out and on your table.

4  Describe how the original states fashioned their constitutions  Explain why the Articles of Confederation we so ineffective

5 oMedia Center – Tuesday, 1/25 (Moore) oChapter 2 test – Thursday, 1/27 oProgress Reports – Thursday, 2/3 oPride Break – Friday, 2/4 (5 books read)

6 Bell ringer Articles of Confederation Video – Living Constitution Homework – Complete Ch. 2 Reteaching Activity

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8 After D. of I, States existed on Their own; need for One government. In 1777 Congress Drafts the , the first Constitution Of the USA

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10 Confederation is a Group who band together for a common Articles set up a One house , in which each state had one vote.

11 Articles refuse to To give Congress 2 important powers: power to enforce laws and power to Within a few years, Many realized that the Articles were too to work effectively.

12 For example, Congress Could not pass a law unless ---- states voted In favor it. Also, Congress could not enforce they passed. A state could ignore a law from Congress.

13 After Treaty of is signed in 1783, all was not good. Debt and lack of army hurt country.

14 1. The Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia’s on May 25, Two of the delegates to the Convention, & later became Presidents of the USA. 3.The delegates agreed that should preside over the Convention. 4. The participants agreed to keep all discussions The rule of secrecy allowed delegates to speak Please read pages ;Please copy statements and fill in the blanks. Also, planners should be on your table.

15  Identify the delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention  Discuss the rules the delegates adopted to conduct business at the Constitutional Convention

16 oChapter 2 test – Thursday, 1/27 oCh. 3, Section 1 quiz – Tuesday, 2/1 oProgress Reports – Thursday, 2/3 oPride Break – Friday, 2/4 (5 books read)

17 Bell ringer 5 W’s of the Convention Video 8 vocab terms HMK: Study for Ch. 2 test tomorrow!!!!

18 1. The Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia’s on May 25, Two of the delegates to the Convention, & later became Presidents of the USA. 3.The delegates agreed that should preside over the Convention. 4. The participants agreed to keep all discussions The rule of secrecy allowed delegates to speak Please read pages ;Please copy statements and fill in the blanks. Also, planners should be on your table.

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21 1. The Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia’s on May 25, Two of the delegates to the Convention, & later became Presidents of the USA. 3.The delegates agreed that should preside over the Convention. 4. The participants agreed to keep all discussions The rule of secrecy allowed delegates to speak Please read pages ;Please copy statements and fill in the blanks. Also, planners should be on your table.

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25 1. The Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia’s on May 25, Two of the delegates to the Convention, & later became Presidents of the USA. 3.The delegates agreed that should preside over the Convention. 4. The participants agreed to keep all discussions The rule of secrecy allowed delegates to speak Please read pages ;Please copy statements and fill in the blanks. Also, planners should be on your table.

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27 1. The Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia’s on May 25, Two of the delegates to the Convention, & later became Presidents of the USA. 3.The delegates agreed that should preside over the Convention. 4. The participants agreed to keep all discussions The rule of secrecy allowed delegates to speak Please read pages ;Please copy statements and fill in the blanks. Also, planners should be on your table.

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29 1. The Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia’s on May 25, Two of the delegates to the Convention, & later became Presidents of the USA. 3.The delegates agreed that should preside over the Convention. 4. The participants agreed to keep all discussions The rule of secrecy allowed delegates to speak Please read pages ;Please copy statements and fill in the blanks. Also, planners should be on your table.

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31 Road to Constitution Who not? What?Why?When?Where?

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33 Soon after the Revolution ends serious problems emerge with the

34 Because of problems, each state sends delegates to a to fix flaws of the Articles of Confederation

35 Delegates meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Independence Hall. Each state sends delegates except for (Q).

36 The men who met in May of 1787 were an extraordinary group: 8 signers of the DOI; 7 governors (Q); and 41 members of Continental Congress

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38 Future President Thomas Jefferson Serving as a minister to France (Q) Future President John Adams Serving as minister To Great Britain (Q) Patrick Henry, Elected to serve but Was against Convention and stayed home (Q) (T)


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