HW 6.1 – The Constitution

Watch the video below on the U.S. Constitution and answer the following questions:

  1. What was the name of the first document that governed the United States?
  2. How many states were require to agree on something for it to become law?
  3. What did the Northwest Ordinance outlaw in all 5 states there?
  4. What rebellion led to a crisis which encouraged the writing of the Constitution?
  5. Describe the type of men who helped write the Constitution.
  6. “They didn’t want too much government, but they also didn’t want too much ___________.”
  7. What was the name of the compromise that led to the creation of a House of Representatives AND a Senate?
  8. What was the 3/5ths compromise?
  9. What does “checks and balances” mean?
  10. What does “federalism” mean?
  11. Who elected members of the Senate at first?
  12. What were the Federalist Papers?
  13. Explain one standpoint of the Anti-Federalists.

9-21-16 – Wednesday

  1. BW 20) Read the “Summary” of ch. 3 on p. 55. Make a quick timeline with the following years: 1776, 1788, 1789, and 1791. Include who the author of the Bill of Rights was on the timeline.
  2. Finish Nucountry simulation
  3. Turn in Government and Economic Systems charts
  4. 6 Questions about Ch. 3 WS – see me! –> Review in class