Research Project

REMINDER: Poli Sci Quiz 2 due by 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 31st

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Questions You Should Be Able to Answer After Today's Lecture

  • How did the Seven Year's War lead to animosity between the colonists and the British?
  • Why is the Declaration of Independence directed at King George, not the British Parliament?
  • Why did the United States set up a republic instead of a pure democracy?
  • Why was the Articles of Confederation so weak?
  • Why does the Articles of Confederation fail (4 reasons)?
  • How does Shay's Rebellion illustrate the need for a stronger governing document?
  • What are the two big plans presented at the Constitutional Convention and what are the details of both?
  • What is the compromise of these two plans called and what are the details of that plan?