This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the crucial events and conflicts that led to the ratification of the United States Constitution. This indicator also encourages inquiry into the major debates and compromises at the Constitutional...

Grade(s): 12

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

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Ancient Rome, Part I | History In A Nutshell
Ancient Rome, Part I | History In A Nutshell

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The introduction to Ancient Rome covers Rome's earliest days! Rome began as a monarchy, with its first king being Romulus, in 753 B.C. Rome would be ruled by seven kings, and with the deposition of...
Ancient Rome, Part III | History In A Nutshell
Ancient Rome, Part III | History In A Nutshell

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Rome had transitioned from a republic, to imperial rule. The previous civil wars left Rome in ruins, but Augustus Caesar repaired Rome, and ushered in a two hundred year period of stability known as...
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell

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After the American Revolution, the new United States of America needed to form a permanent government of its own. Why did the Articles of Confederation fail, and how did the U.S. Constitution come to...
James Otis Lecture 2017 (Full Program)
James Otis Lecture 2017 (Full Program)

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The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017...
The Articles of Confederation | Forgotten Founder
The Articles of Confederation | Forgotten Founder

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After considerable debate and alteration, the Articles of Confederation were adopted by the Continental Congress on November 15, 1777. This document served as the United States' first constitution...
The Bill of Rights | Forgotten Founder
The Bill of Rights | Forgotten Founder

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During the debates on the adoption of the Constitution, its opponents repeatedly charged that the Constitution as drafted would open the way to tyranny by the central government. Fresh in their minds...
The Constitution | Forgotten Founder
The Constitution | Forgotten Founder

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These images are public domain and higher resolution images are available at The Charter of Freedom - Archives.gov website. The members of the Constitutional Convention signed the United States...
The Pinckney Plan | Forgotten Founder
The Pinckney Plan | Forgotten Founder

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In 1808, when the record of the Constitutional Convention was being recorded by John Quincy Adams, he found the Pinckney Draught missing from all records. He wrote to Pinckney, who sent Adams what he...