Civil War: Writing the Constitution: The Role of Compromise



How was political compromise an essential feature of the US Constitution? Students will learn about the specific compromises reached in writing the Constitution Students will explore the language of the Constitution when the document does not provide exact guidance Students will learn about one political compromise prior to the Civil War This is 1 of 27 lessons in the unit.

Material Type:
Curriculum Unit
Grade Level:
6, 7, 8
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s), Expansion, Industrialization & Reform (1801-1861), Civil War & Reconstruction (1850-1877)
United States, North America
Time Period:
1754-1820, 1801-1861, 1850-1877