How did America’s government get started? Whose amazing idea was this, anyway? Find out what made the British colonists in America so angry that they did the unthinkable and started a war for their independence. The colonists thought they could create a better government than the one Britain had, but what would this new system of self-government look like? Was it really possible to make a government from scratch?
This Teacher’s Guide is a companion to the student version of the iCivics' "Colonies to the Constitution" workbook, and includes lessons from iCivics’ “Road to the Constitution” curriculum unit, along with selections from the iCivics' “Influence Library” of mini-lessons.