Once the War for Independence was over and the US was given its independence, the country needed to create a new government. While many countries at the time had "informal" governments (no written guidelines of what the government could or could not do), US leaders felt that the US needed a formal, written document to create a new government.
Why do you think it was important to write down the guidelines that would form the new nation?
American History 1
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.