Evaluating America's First System of Government

Instructional Resource

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Civic Education
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Evaluating America's First System of Government

Instructional Resource

What kind of government best suited the needs of the rebelling colonists? In this learner resource, students will learn about the Articles of Confederation and determine if they should be remembered positively or negatively. What were the strengths of the Articles? What were the weaknesses that led to the Constitutional Convention, and the writing of a new form of government, our current Constitution?

tags: articles of confederation, whiskey rebellion, northwest ordinance, declaration of independence