RESOURCE:

Nation at the Crossroads: The Great New York Debate over the Constitution, 1787-88

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 8/7/2009

This website, produced by the New York Historical Society, focuses on the debate in New York regarding the ratification of the Constitution.  This online exhibition takes the form of a timeline features primary source documents, newspapers, broadsides, portraits and objects, allowing students to follow the course of the debates in chronological order.  Video clips with printable transcripts and a searchable image gallery add more depth to the content. This website was a recent Museums and the Web Best of the Web Award nominee.