The Federalist Papers

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Title:

The Federalist Papers

URL:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/road-to-revolution/creating-a-nation/a/the-federalist-papers

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This article from Khan Academy provides an overview of the Federalist Papers. In the Federalist Papers, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay made the case for ratifying the new US Constitution. Students can read this article and answer the questions at the end as an assessment. The article can be read in a whole group setting or individually.  It can be assigned through Google Classroom.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 12
United States Government
3 ) Analyze major features of the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights for purposes, organization, functions, and principles, including rule of law, federalism, limited government, popular sovereignty, judicial review, separation of powers, and checks and balances.

•  Explaining main ideas of the debate over ratification that included the Federalist papers
•  Analyzing the Bill of Rights for its application to historical and current issues
•  Outlining the formal process of amending the Constitution of the United States

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.USG.AAS.12.3- Identify the major purposes of the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights.
SS.USG.AAS.12.3a - Outline the possible paths taken to ratify an amendment to the Constitution.


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Author: Ginger Boyd