What Are We Learning?
Please complete the following by Friday, April 3.
Log into your desktop and find the Social Studies Weekly link. Select Week 22- Growing Pains for the New Nation. Once you have read the entire newspaper, please complete the assessment.
Click here to see a copy of the Articles of Confederation.
Click here to see a transcript of the Articles of Confederation.
Bill of Rights- first 10 amendments of the U.S.. Constitution
U.S.. Constitution- establishes the national government and fundamental laws for America, and guarantees certain rights to its citizens
Articles of Confederation- the Founders first attempt at a national government; very weak
government: the governing body of a nation, state, or community
rights: legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement
Declaration of Independence: document stating America's independence from Great Britain
Federalist: person who supported the Constitution
Anti-Federalist- person who opposed the Constitution