• 'I consent, Sir, to this Constitution because I expect no better,' 

    Benjamin Franklin at the Constitutional Convention Sept. 17, 1789


    Guiding Question: Can a free people govern themselves?

    Essential skills:

    • Note taking from reading
    • Recalling information
    • Chronological organization
    • Processes and resources of historical inquiry
    • Evaluation of sources

    Required Readings: Please take the time to read, take-notes, and become familiar with the information in the following sub units. The articles are background material on the Constitutional period. While required - they will NOT be printed by the teacher. You may print these for yourselves as necessary. 


    U.S. Constitution