History 8-1, Assignment Six, We the People

Asignment Six

We the People

Deadline, TBA, See attached


What forces called for changes in the Article of Confederation?
What obstacles did the Founders face at the Constitutional Convention?
What changes and compromises did the Founders make?
How did the Constitution allow for a more powerful fedral government and mor powerful states?

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The Constitution was created in response to a varied of needs. The result was a document unlike any ever seen before. In this assignment we will explore the creation of the Constitution. In subsequent assignments we will look in detail at the government created by it.





  1. Complete the notes from the PowerPoint about Shays' Rebellion.
  2. Complete the study guide from the video We the People.
  3. Complete the Constitution study guide.

Essential questions




Printed files

Click here to open the study guide that accompanies 'A More Perfect Union.'

Click here to view the notes page that accompanies the PowerPoint about Shays' Rebellion.

Media files

Click here to view the video 'A More Perfect Union' on Youtube.

Online files

Click here to view the PowerPoint presentaiton about Shays' Rebellion.

Click here to view the short video about Shays' Rebellion.