Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
A More Perfect Union

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 3, Lesson 1: Roots of Government (pp. 82-87)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Change After gaining independence, Americans worked to create a new central and new state governments.

Lesson Outline
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Check for Understanding


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