Cool Convention Stuff for Review!

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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!

You gotta check out GW’s own site on the 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.

James Madison and the Constitutional Convention – Madison took a ton of notes at the Convention and later published them so future 8th graders could relive the incredible meeting.  Thanks, James!


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