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SS4H2 Analyze the challenges faced by the framers of the Constitution.
4th Grade | Social Studies | Historical Understandings

a. Identify the major leaders of the Constitutional Convention (James Madison, George

Washington, and Benjamin Franklin).

b. Evaluate the major issues debated at the Constitutional Convention: the weaknesses of the

Articles of Confederation, the rights of states to govern themselves (federal system), the

Great Compromise, and slavery (Three-Fifths Compromise).

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