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Ratifying the Constitution Signing the Constitution Delegates to the Constitutional Convention The Work Begins Writing the Constitution The Great Compromise Bill of Rights Powers of the Federal Government The Three Branches of Government Checks and Balances Amendments Women - The Right to Vote

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention

Articles of Confederation and the Constitutional Convention
http://www.quia.com/tq/211114.html
Multiple-choice questions on America from 1781-1789.

The Constitutional Convention: What the Founding Fathers Said
http://www.edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=402

Lesson plan - What were some of the conflicts debated in the meetings and discussions that led to the creation of the Constitution of the United States? What interests and passions drove those conflicts—and to what shared principles did the Founders appeal as they struggled to reach a compromise? In this lesson, students will learn how the Founding Fathers debated, then resolved, their differences in the Constitution Learn through their words and the words of others how the Founding Fathers created "a model of cooperative statesmanship and the art of compromise."

Do We Need a New Constitutional Convention?
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SSInfoDiscAct-DoWeNeedANewConstConvention912.htm
Lesson plan and activity

Faiths of the Founding Fathers
http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz.cfm?qid=113635&origin=
http://www.funtrivia.com/dir/9184.html

Trivia quiz - Name the five U.S. founding fathers based on the clues provided.

In Congress Assembled: Continuity and Change in the Governing of the United States
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/constitu/
conintro.html

This is a teaching unit on the Constitution, Congress, and current events using documents from THOMAS and the Documents of the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, an American Memory collection at the National Digital Library of the Library of Congress. Lessons one and two are focused on a study of the Constitution and Bill of Rights and provide access to primary source documents from the Library of Congress. Lesson three investigates important issues which confronted the first Congress and has students examine current congressional debate over similar issues.

Multiple-Choice Quiz -- The Constitutional Convention
http://www.congressforkids.net/games/articlesofconfederation/
constitutionalconvention.htm

Print the multiple-choice quiz and read each of the questions. Choose the correct answer for each question..

We Were There...
http://babylon.k12.ny.us/usconstitution/
WebQuest on the U.S. Constitutional Convention

Which Founding Father?
http://www.quia.com/jfc/66323.html
Flashcards - Match the following founding fathers with their famous nicknames and/or acts. Click on the flashcard to flip it over. Press Other Side on Top to start showing the reverse sides of the flashcards first. Press Remove Card to remove the current card from the deck. Press Try Again Later to keep the current card in the deck and try it again later. Press Restart to put all the cards back in the deck.

Which Founding Father?
http://www.quia.com/mc/66323.html
Matching - Match the following founding fathers with their famous nicknames and/or acts. Find the matching squares.

Which Founding Father?
http://www.quia.com/ws/66323.html
Word Search - Match the following founding fathers with their famous nicknames and/or acts. Find the terms listed. Words can appear horizontally, vertically, or diagonally; forwards or backwards. Press Answers to see where all the terms are hidden.

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Did you know there were fifty-five delegates to the Constitutional Convention, thirty-four of which were lawyers? Did you know of the fifty-five delegates that attended the Constitutional Convention, thirty-nine signed and three delegates dissented?

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