• Social Studies

     

     Social Studies

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.

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Vocabulary Words

  • 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

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Websites for Practice

  • Ducksters- This link will take you to the United States Government section where you can learn more about the topics during this unit.

    National Archives- This link will take you to a website where you can view the Declaration of Independece, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

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