What is the significance of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution? What commonalities did you find between these two documents?

Select at least one film from Unit 1. What was the film. What insights did you gain from the film about American history? Please specific which specific individuals, groups, or movements were discussed in this film.

Question 1:

Share your understanding about colonial life in America during this time. Identify some of the ongoing conflicts that you found that existed between the colonists and Native tribespeople, the colonist and Great Britain and the colonists with others.

Question 2:

What would you consider the leading events or origins of the American Revolution?  Do you believe that the French and Indian War influenced this conflict? Please share your reasoning why or why not?

Question 3:

Identify at one of the events either leading up to the American Revolution or an event that occurred during the American Revolution. What was this event? What is your understanding of the event? What significant impact do you believe that this event had on the origins of the American Revolution? Please also share your understanding of the Declaration of Independence.

Question 4:

What is the significance of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution? What commonalities did you find between these two documents? What differences did you find?