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.
Painting entitled “Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States” by Howard Chandler Christy. Painted in April, 1940
A key identifying the subjects of Howard Chandler Christy's 1940 painting, a well-known work which hangs in the United States Capitol building.
The Articles of Confederation, ratified in 1781. This was the format for the United States government until the Constitution.
Leaders of the Continental Congress (Drawing/Print)
Leaders of the Continental Congress–John Adams, Morris, Hamilton, Jefferson / Augustus Tholey, artist, 1894.