Teacher Background Materials
IV. UNIT OBJECTIVES
To analyze a variety of primary source materials representing the differing perspectives held
by revolutionary era Pennsylvanians.
To examine the issues that led to the Revolution.
To explore revolutionary government-making at the state level.
To explain the goals and interests of different groups as they confronted political and eco-
nomic issues during the Revolutionary War.
To assess the effectiveness of various reform movement in the Revolutionary and post-
To analyze issues involved in the debate over ratification of the U. S. Constitution
Pennsylvania’s Road to Revolution
Writing a Constitution for Pennsylvania
Philadelphia: A City at War
The Inner Revolution
Pennsylvania Debates Ratification of the Constitution of the United States