Founding American Documents

In this three-week course, your student will read six foundational American documents (1776-1787). While exploring American history and politics, your student will build skills at the sentence- and paragraph-levels and write an essay with our curriculum as a guide.

Exercises for Week 1

Exercises for Week 2

Exercises for Week 3

Common Sense, January 10, 1776

The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

The Articles of Confederation: July 9, 1778

The Constitution, September 17, 1787

The Bill of Rights

Amendments 11-27