4th-5th Grade History Learning Activity: The United States Constitution

This is your go-to guide to the events surrounding the writing of the United States Constitution.

In this activity, you will learn how the end of the Revolutionary War led to the Northwest Ordinance, read different viewpoints from prominent founding fathers at the Constitutional Convention, and explore the People’s Documents.

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This activity is available in our American History A course

Course Details:

The first half of a detailed two-year survey of the history of the United States, this course takes students from the arrival of the first people in North America through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Lessons integrate topics in geography, civics, and economics. Building on the award-winning series A History of US, the course guides students through critical episodes in the story of America. Students investigate Native American civilizations; follow the path of European exploration and colonization; assess the causes and consequences of the American Revolution; examine the Constitution and the growth of the new nation; and analyze what led to the Civil War and its aftermath.

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