This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Constitutional Convention - This body convened in Philadelphia to correct the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
The Declaration of Independence - This document, composed primarily by Thomas Jefferson, told the reasons why the colonies should be separate from Britain.
The Enlightenment - This European movement wanted to eliminate barbarism and promote gentility in such areas as religion, education, and criminology.
Federalists - Alexander Hamilton was the leader of this group which promoted a strong central government.
The Glorious Revolution - These series of events in the late 17th and...
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