Constitution of the United States
Depicts the events and conditions leading to the writing of the U.S. Constitution, the formulation of the Great Compromise between the small and large states, the struggle for ratification, and the addition of the Bill of Rights. For junior high, high school, and college students. Pictures some of the historical background of the struggle by the colonies for independence and of the signing of the Constitution. Includes Shay's rebellion against the tariff, the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, and the disagreements among states. Shows how the misunderstanding between large and small states led to the establishment of a House and a Senate.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Constitution ; United States ; Constitutional Convention, 1787
- Rights Statement
- No Copyright - United States
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:22:10); 16mm
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Copyright Date: 1955
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003422898; Other: GR00400516; MDPI Barcode: 40000003422898
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