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Building A New Nation Resource Set

Building A New Nation Resource Set

The resource set includes additional sources to accompany the Primary Source Set and Lesson Ideas to help extend lessons and further student understanding.  Primary Source Analysis Worksheets are available on the Elementary Primary Source Sets main page.

 

Scene at the Signing of the Constitution
 

Painting entitled “Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States” by Howard Chandler Christy.  Painted in April, 1940 

Key to figures in the painting  entitled “Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States

Key to figures in the painting  entitled “Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States (Black & white drawing) 

A key identifying the subjects of Howard Chandler Christy's 1940 painting, a well-known work which hangs in the United States Capitol building.

Articles of Confederation 1977 Issue Postage Stamp -13 cents
 
 

    Commemorative stamp, Articles of Confederation, 200th anniversary, 1977 issue           

 


Articles of Confederation Nov. 15, 1777 (page 1)

Articles of Confederation, Nov. 15, 1777 - page 1 (Image)

The Articles of Confederation, ratified in 1781. This was the format for the United States government until the Constitution.

Leaders of the Continental Congress

Leaders of the Continental Congress (Drawing/Print)

Leaders of the Continental Congress–John Adams, Morris, Hamilton, Jefferson / Augustus Tholey, artist, 1894. 

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774 - 1875.  Journals of the Continental Congress, Volume 31
Page 492 of 1004

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