Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Bill of Rights 1789-present 10-8-08

Read the first essay: "Why We the People? Citizens as Agents of Change"

Construct a graphic organizer that consists of 5 columns. Title each column. (You will do this for each essay)

Column A: Who were the main players in this article and what is his/her perspective toward the Constitution?
Column B: How does the Constitution reflect or not reflect democratic ideals?
Column C: What is the author's main point? How does he/she demonstrate it?
Column D: Who were the powerful and the powerless according to this article?
Column E: Devise a single declarative statement (similar to a thesis) stating the main argument in this article.

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