4th-5th Grade History Learning Activity: Federalist Vs. Anti-Federalist
When America was a new country there were many debates on what kind of government should be implemented between Federalists and Anti-Federalists. One side believed the country should be a republic, and another believed the country was too big for that kind of government. Use the activity below to learn more about what each side believed and who supported each.
This activity is available in our American History B course To learn more about K12 online schooling, click here to register for an event in your area. The second half of a detailed two-year survey of the history of the United States, this course takes students from the westward movement of the late 1800s to the present. 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 examine the impact of the settlement of the American West; investigate the social, political, and economic changes that resulted from industrialization; explore the changing role of the U.S. in international affairs from the late 19th century through the end of the Cold War; and trace major events and trends in the United States from the Cold War through the first decade of the twenty-first century.