Essential Question: What events led to the writing of the US Constitution?
- What Were the Articles of Confederation? video (2:28)
- Video The Making of the Constitution (54:08) from the series Liberty: The American Revolution published by PBS
- How did Shay's Rebellion expose the weakness of the Articles of Confederation?
- Who were the Federalists? Anti-Federalists?
- Why did some of the Framers demand a 'Bill of Rights'?