4. Creating America

Essential Question:   Are the systems established by the Constitution adequate for maintaining a successful democracy?

Super! We are our own independent country!  Now what? Democracy was a great experiment and most of the world assumed that the United States would not survive its infancy.  Here, we will look at the system of government that was established, our founding documents and the pains that the America has faced as it grows and develops.

Standards Directly Assessed:
HIS8.2: Reading: Reads to identify the main idea and vocabulary of a resource
Research: Develop questions, identify & utilize credible primary sources
HIS8.4: Presentation: use visuals, multimedia & symbols to convey original
Content: understands roles of people, places, events and themes in history

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