Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Periods 5 & 7 - HW: Constitutional Convention Essay due Thurs, Sept 26th

Due Thursday, September 26, 2013

Constitutional Convention Essay - Write a 4 paragraph essay to describe the controversies and compromises at the Constitutional Convention.

Introduction - Why did the Founding Fathers meet after the Articles of Confederation was established? Why did they want to replace the Articles of Confederation? Explain the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. 

1st Body - Describe the problems at the Constitutional Convention

* Representation - debate between the large and small states
* Slavery

You can also include the following controversies:
- trade
- taxes
- power of central government

2nd Body - Describe the solutions to the controversies/problems that happened at the Constitutional Convention.

Conclusion - summarize the above information and talk about the importance of the Constitutional Convention. 

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