Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Web LinkDate 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.
To control the form of war messages, the government created the U.S. Office of War Information in...
U.S. constitution, Philadelphia Convention, federalist papers, Continental Congress, civics, 1700s, Constitutional Convention, United States Government, Articles of Confederation, Madison, James, Government, seventeen hundreds, politics, debate, eighteenth century, Second Continental Congress, Founders, 18th century, constitution, political science
Beginning with the Stamp Act that angered the patriots, readers meet George Washington, Thomas Je...
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