Federalists & Anti-Federalists
This mini-lesson looks at the debate, and eventual compromise, between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists that occured around the creation of the U.S. Constitution.
- Recognize how various individuals and groups contributed to the development of the U.S. government.
- Trace the impact of significant events that surrounded the founding of the United States.
- Big Ideas: Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution, Anti-Federalist, Federalist, Federalist Papers, compromise, Bill of Rights, preamble
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