Directions: Use the following sheet to guide your analysis of the assigned reading in the textbook. Please follow the directions for each part carefully. Part l: Select a total of FIVE (5) terms, names, events, or ideas you believe are historically significant. Judge them based on their impact (positive or negative) on the lives of people during the specific time period or based on how those things relate in some way to the present day or US history in general. Term, Name,
Event or Idea Republic Definitions & Significance Definition: government which citizens rule through elected representatives Significance: everyone makes rules articles of confederation Definition: set laws Significance: gave every state an opportunity to vote Northwest ordinance of 1787 Definition: divided land into no fewer than three and no more than five states Shay’s rebellion Definition: farmers protest Significance: gave the ability to keep everything under control Significance: federalism US history textbook analysis By cascade
Definition: power is divided between national government and several state governments Significance: let states give certain rules to better their state Part II: Based on the reading, create 3 questions (one at each level) relating to things you would like to know more about or investigate further. Level 1 – Who, What, Where, When? (there is a single answer) Level 2 – How or Why? (these questions seek explanations) Level 3 – Divergent questions (these have a variety of possible answers) When was a stronger central government needed? Why did shay’s rebellion occur?
What would have happened if the government did no give state the ability to give certain laws in that state? Part Ill: In the space below, write a few sentences explaining your reaction to one specific event or idea AND one specific individual or group, but not one of the 5 which you selected in Part l. Reaction to one specific event or idea (Different than above) Reaction to one specific individual or group ratification was the official approval of the constitution or of an amendment by the states. I agree with James Madison because Just because of tastes population doesn’t mean they should get more votes.