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1 IB HOTA Objectives: 1. to place Shays’ rebellion in historical context 2. to OPVL a primary source document 3. to debate about the chronology of Shays’ Rebellion Agenda: 1.Do Now 2.Context Story 3.Shays’ Rebellion Reflection 4.Shays’ Attack on the Federal Springfield Arsenal 5.Shays’ Rebellion Timeline Date: 10/09/12 HW: Reading Schedule and complete reading questions for Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu and Rousseau Entry Task: You need your notebook and a pen or pencil

2 The Constitutional Convention Federalists (170) Federalism (N/A) The Federalist Papers (171) Antifederalists (170) Daniel Shays ( ) Shays’ Rebellion ( ) Republicanism (174) Natural Rights (N/A) The State Constitutions (153) Bill of Rights (172) The Fiscal Crisis of 1784 Onward (158) Nationalists (N/A) Robert Morris ( ) Land Ordinance of 1785 (156) James Madison (167) Thomas Jefferson (175) George Washington (171) The Great Compromise ( ) Northwest Ordinance of 1787 (157) Southwest Ordinance of 1790 (158) Annapolis Convention (165) Judicial Review N/A Constitution of the United States (167) The Articles of Confederation (N/A) New Jersey Plan (166) Necessary and Proper Clause (Con.) Hamilton’s Financial Plan (173) Washington’s Farewell Address (178) Alien and Sedition Acts (180) Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions (180) Marbury v. Madison N/A

3 What do you see? What do you guess this political cartoon is about?

4 Now what do you see? Does that change your interpretation of the political cartoon?

5 What do you think is the overall message of the political cartoon?

6 Context Story Robert Darnton: “Workers Revolt: The Great Cat Massacre” Is this grisly and barbaric? How to get the “joke”? Torture, witchcraft and cheating

7 Reflecting on Shays’ Rebellion What did you learn about the nature of economics during yesterday’s role play? Do you think a non-violent solution was possible to avert Shays’ Rebellion? Explain. If so, explain how violence could be avoided. Write a one paragraph summary of the context leading up to the Constitutional Convention. In writing your paragraph think about each of the roles yesterday and address the following questions: - What was going on at the time? - How is that time similar or different to our own? - What would it have been like to live in the time leading up the Constitution?

8 Shays’ Attack on the Federal Springfield Arsenal Whisper read “Shays’ Attack on the Federal Springfield Arsenal” with an elbow partner. Summarize what you have read after each paragraph. Write an OPVL paragraph about the primary source afterwards. Imagine you are answering the question: Was Daniel Shays’ primarily responsible for the rebellion? Then, decide on what is the most important point of the reading and be ready to share.

9 Timeline Activity Make a timeline from the years 1780 to Have a discussion with your partner about where each of the events should be placed. Be ready to share.


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