Critical Period to Articles of Confederation Mini Lesson
1. Review: Describe the structure of government set up under the articles of confederation
2. Review: Explain why the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation led to a critical period for the government in the 1780s
3. Review: Describe how a growing need for a stronger national government led to plans for a Constitutional Convention
4. Identify the Framers of the Constitution and discuss how the delegated organized the proceedings at the Philadelphia Convention
5. Compare and contrast the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey plan for a new Constitution
6. Summarize the major compromises that the delegated agreed to make and the effects of those compromises
7. Identify some of the sources from which the Framers of the Constitution drew inspiration
8. Describe the delegates reactions to the Constitution as they completed their work
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