I am James Madison, representing Virginia. Do not let my short stature fool you. I play a big role in the Constitution!
Hi! I'm Gouverneur Morris, representing the State of Pennsylvania!
I am George Washington, the President of the Constitutional Convention, representing Virginia. Later I will become the first president of the United Sates!
I am Benjamin Franklin- I am on the larger side, but that is only because I represent the large state of Pennsylvania as well!
The Liberty Women
Since Women are not considered "leaders", we were excluded from the Convention! This will not stop us, however, from helping the men make a compromise to work through their issues!
I am Alexandra Hamilton!
I am Jane Wilson!
I am Georgia Mason!
I am Rose Sherman!
Find the Mouse on each Page!
Here are some examples:
Can you find the hidden mouse on each page?
Look closely it could be anywhere on the page!
Constitution: a paper signed by men with laws for a better America Convention: a meeting Selected: specifically picked people Representatives: people who represent a country at a meeting Constant: nonstopping rebellion: a protest Liberty: Freedom Society: Group of people Southern: States in the south Slaves: People who do hard work for little money Nothern: States in the north Issue: a problem Compromise: a fair decision that satisfies both sides Judicial, Legislative, and Executive: are different branches of the government that takes care of different problems recognition the action of giving someone credit for their work
Works Cited Danzer, Gerald A. “The Americans.” The Americans, McDougal Littell, 2012.
About the Authors!
Stella Crowther and Anna Sherman both enjoy running track and learning about America in their US history class. Stella is a mother of five, while Anna is a mother to two dogs. They were very happy writing this book, to help children learn about how America created some of its laws.