Grade 5: US History to Foundation of Country

Standard 4: Articles of Confederation & the Constitution

Content Standard 4: The student will examine the formation of the American system of government following the American Revolution.
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5.4.1
Evaluate issues and events that led to the Constitutional Convention, including a weak national government and
Shays’ Rebellion.
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5.4.2
Identify key leaders and explain the debates and compromises of the Constitutional Convention, including:
 
A. Virginia and New Jersey Plans
B. Great Compromise
C. Three-fifths Compromise and its maintenance of the institution of slavery
D. Father of the Constitution, James Madison
E. President of the Convention, George Washington
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5.4.3
Examine the purposes and basic responsibilities of government as described in the Preamble of the Constitution of
the United States, which established the supreme law of the land.
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5.4.4
Describe the relationship between the federal government and sovereign American Indian nations, as established
under the Constitution of the United States.
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5.4.5
Compare the viewpoints of the Federalists, led by James Madison, and Anti-Federalists, such as George Mason, over the addition of a bill of rights.
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5.4.6
Explain how the Constitution of the United States was amended to include the Bill of Rights and summarize the liberties protected in each of the ten amendments.