Purpose: build student background knowledge about the events, problems, and issues that the early republic faced during Washington’s presidency.
Students summarize reading passages about issues and government responses during Washington’s presidency and create visuals.
Essential Question: How did Washington overcome the “hurdles” of his presidency?
1-Short Background Reading
2 - STRUCTURE OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
3 - ROLE OF THE JUDICIAL BRANCH
4 - UNSTABLE ECONOMIC SYSTEM
5 - TAXATION
6- FOREIGN CONFLICTS
7 - TRANSFER OF POWER TO A NEW EXECUTIVE
**Lesson could be turned into learning stations or a gallery walk.
**"Hurdle" Exit ticket/formative asessment included