Learning Goal: Students will understand how the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation led to the development of the Constitution, and that the U.S. Constitution establishes the government.
Task 1: Articles of Confederation T-Chart
Read the file to the right titled "Articles of Confederation" and follow the directions below:
In your Writing Folder on "Page 7: Articles of Confederation," create a T-chart with the title "Pros/Strengths" on the left and "Cons/Weaknesses" on the right. It should look like the example below:
Pros/Strengths I Cons/Weaknesses
Fill in the T-chart with the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
Task 2: Battle of the Plans
In each column summarize the main points of the Virginia Plan, the New Jersey Plan, and the Compromise made in the Constitution.
Task 3: Constitution reflection
How did the Constitution improve upon the Articles of Confederation?
(you have to use the Photon app)