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Historical Documents Project by Mind Map: Historical Documents Project
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Historical Documents Project

The Seven Documents

Declaration of Independence

1.) What is the general purpose of this document?, answer

2.) Who was responsible for writing it?

3.) What time frame was/is the document significant?

4.) How is the document structured?

5.) What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

Northwest Ordinance

1.) What is the general purpose of this document?

2.) Who was responsible for writing it?, If there are many people, give a general description of who they were. (Ex: "delegates from various states")

3.) What time frame was/is the document significant?

4.) How is the document structured?, How is it broken down? Chapters, articles, amendments, etc.?, Create a general outline of its structure.

5.) What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

Articles of Confederation

1.) What is the general purpose of this document?

2.) Who was responsible for writing it?, If there are many people, give a general description of who they were. (Ex: "delegates from various states")

3.) What time frame was/is the document significant?

4.) How is the document structured?, How is it broken down? Chapters, articles, amendments, etc.?, Create a general outline of its structure.

5.) What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

Constitution

Bill of Rights

Federalist Papers

Anti-Federalist Papers

Part 1 - Organizing the Seven Documents

For each of the seven documents you are to create an outline using Mindmeister with the following information:

1.) What is the general purpose of this document?

2.) Who was responsible for writing it?, If there are many people, give a general description of who they were. (Ex: "delegates from various states")

3.) What time frame was/is the document significant?

4.) How is the document structured?, How is it broken down? Chapters, articles, amendments, etc.?, Create a general outline of its structure.

5.) What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

Part 2 - Vocabulary / Terms

Use the Quizlet definitions to study and prepare for a test over significant people and terms related to these seven documents.

We will practice these in class for participation extra-credit points

We will have 5-minute lessons at the beginning of each class introducing you to the basics of each document

Part 3 - Instruction/Review

We will spend a few days before your test reviewing the seven documents and the terms associated with them.

Point Values:

Mindmeister Outline

100 points

Test over tems

50 points

See Google Calendar for due dates