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Christensen

Weekly Overview
US History
October 5 – October 8

One of the strongest natural proofs of the folly of hereditary right in kings is that nature disproves it,
otherwise she would not so frequently turn it into ridicule, by giving mankind an ass for a lion…

The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth…O ye that love mankind! Ye that dare oppose, not only
the tyranny, but the tyrant, stand forth!
--Thomas Paine, Common Sense

Unless otherwise indicated, assignments are due the day after they are assigned.
Day Topic Assignment

Monday We will finish our discussion of Get prepared for our


the Articles of Confederation constitutional convention
focusing on their weaknesses and simulation. Read up on your
the need to amend them. Intro to state’s history. With your
the Constitution. partners/partner, complete the
Preparation for Convention sheet.
Come in with some notes/ basic
overview.

Tuesday Convention planning today- be Constitution questions are due


ready to go tomorrow! Work next week. They should be based
with your partner (s) to plan you on a thoughtful analysis of the
arguments for each question. Constitution. They should also
be typed.

Wednesday Constitutional Convention Complete Convention: Day One


begins. Are you ready to reflection sheet. I
rumble!?!?!? will collect it tomorrow.

Thursday Working in class on


Constitutional questions. Have
your packet with you and any
notes you may have started.

Friday No School- thanks to Columbus


for this long weekend?
Constitutional Convention: Day 2
will be Tuesday. Ready to give
in yet?

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