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Understanding Impeachment Teach-Out

Introduction to United States Civics (Optional Overview) / Lesson 5 of 5

Constitutional Compromises

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We will begin with an overview of the US Constitution. As you watch the video linked below, please keep the following reflections in mind:

  • The major differences between the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution
  • How the competing interests of states influenced the development of the US government
  • Social justice implications of the Three-Fifths Compromise and how it shaped government   
  • The differing positions between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists
  • In what ways do these differences mirror positions in current US politics?
  • In what ways does the concept of compromise form the foundation of the US government?

Click here to watch the video.