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Constitution

  1. 1. Today we are finishing I can’t wait. the station activity. THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION A Nation United
  2. 2. Warm Up
  3. 3. Warm Up Where was the Constitutional Convention held? What was the purpose of the Convention? What document were they trying to fix? What is a compromise?
  4. 4. Objectives
  5. 5. Objectives Complete the station activity with those at your table Begin the essay graphic organizer
  6. 6. Main Idea
  7. 7. Main Idea During the War Congress areed upon the first constitution for the new nation, and they called it the Articles of Confederation: a loose alliance of the 13 separate states
  8. 8. Activity
  9. 9. Activity
  10. 10. Activity
  11. 11. Activity
  12. 12. I. Land Claims
  13. 13. I. Land Claims A. States began arguing over lands
  14. 14. I. Land Claims A. States began arguing over lands B. AOC did not give the central government power to claim lands
  15. 15. I. Land Claims A. States began arguing over lands B. AOC did not give the central government power to claim lands Is this a weakness or a strength?
  16. 16. I. Land Claims A. States began arguing over lands B. AOC did not give the central government power to claim lands Is this a weakness or a strength?
  17. 17. II. Mo Money Mo Problems
  18. 18. II. Mo Money Mo Problems A. America owed lots of $ to other nations
  19. 19. II. Mo Money Mo Problems A. America owed lots of $ to other nations B. AOC did not have power to raise taxes
  20. 20. II. Mo Money Mo Problems A. America owed lots of $ to other nations B. AOC did not have power to raise taxes C. Congress had to ask states for $, who often refused
  21. 21. II. Mo Money Mo Problems A. America owed lots of $ to other nations B. AOC did not have power to raise taxes C. Congress had to ask states for $, who often refused D. Different $ systems were worth different amounts across state lines
  22. 22. II. Mo Money Mo Problems A. America owed lots of $ to other nations B. AOC did not have power to raise taxes C. Congress had to ask states for $, who often refused D. Different $ systems were worth different amounts across state lines Is this a weakness or a strength?
  23. 23. II. Mo Money Mo Problems A. America owed lots of $ to other nations B. AOC did not have power to raise taxes C. Congress had to ask states for $, who often refused D. Different $ systems were worth different amounts across state lines Is this a weakness or a strength?
  24. 24. III. Pick On the New Guy
  25. 25. III. Pick On the New Guy A. Other countries see the disunity
  26. 26. III. Pick On the New Guy A. Other countries see the disunity B. Britain disobeys Treaty of Paris, keeps troops in the Ohio River Valley
  27. 27. III. Pick On the New Guy A. Other countries see the disunity B. Britain disobeys Treaty of Paris, keeps troops in the Ohio River Valley C. Spain closes its ports on New Orleans to American shipping
  28. 28. III. Pick On the New Guy A. Other countries see the disunity B. Britain disobeys Treaty of Paris, keeps troops in the Ohio River Valley C. Spain closes its ports on New Orleans to American shipping Is this a weakness or a strength?
  29. 29. III. Pick On the New Guy A. Other countries see the disunity B. Britain disobeys Treaty of Paris, keeps troops in the Ohio River Valley C. Spain closes its ports on New Orleans to American shipping Is this a weakness or a strength?
  30. 30. Wrap Up
  31. 31. Wrap Up Are the AOC helping or hurting our new nation? What is the MAJOR PROBLEM that all other problems are stemming from?

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