Articles of Confederation to Constitution

Essential Question - How does our system of government work for you?

Standards Directly Addressed in Unit:


Sub Topic - Articles of Confederation and John Hanson, 1st President of the United States

Essential Sub-Question: Should John Hanson be considered as our nation's first President?

Resources: Congressional To Do List - What are the top 5 and bottom 5 items for a new nation?

Documents from John Hanson's Presidency - Were the Articles of Confederation a

success or a failure as a system of government?

Letters about, to and from John Hanson regarding his Presidency - Was the role John

Hanson filled as President what we would consider to be presidential?

Below you can find links to resources and documents that were used during the Constitution