What an amazing Convention! The delegates created a document that George Washington termed “a miracle” – what do you think he meant? Aren’t you dying to know more? Spend some time with the materials below to review the causes, influences and actions of the Framers of the Constitution. How long, you ask? That’s up to you – but realize that you will be asked to hit some targets very soon!
- The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8 from John Green – I wish I was a fraction of as cool as this guy.
- Constitutional Compromises: Crash Course Government #5 – Craig Benzine is funny too
- America gets a new Constitution from the History Channel
- The Making of the American Constitution from Judy Walton – pretty cool – that’s a lot of chalk!
- The Birth of the Constitution from Charlie Brown and Snoopy – I love this video so much … but I love Snoopy
- We the People from Liberty’s Kids
- Want to review more? Go through the Fun Convention Review from Adventure Tales in American History by Signal Media, collect 13 stars, and show Taft a screen shot of your browser with the 13th star!
- Want to have fun with a game about the convention? Try out Sunnyland Games’ Constitutional Convention!
The Constitutional Convention by Gordon Lloyd and Teaching American History – Pretty much everything you would ever need to know about the Convention. On a scale of 1-4, Lloyd gets a 3,451.