Summarize the article Black Frederick R. “The American Revolution as “Yardstick” in the Debates on the Constitution 1787-1788 Proceedings of the American Philosophical

Describe how the Declaration of Independence embodies the Spirit of 1776 or the gauge of Revolutionary Spirit.

Black Frederick R. “The American Revolution as “Yardstick”

Summarize the article Black Frederick R. “The American Revolution as “Yardstick” in the Debates on the Constitution 1787-1788 Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 117(June 151973):162-185.

Identify the theme or focus of the article. How was the article organized and what materials were used to substantiate the author’s conclusions?

Identify the two primary opinions or ideologies addressed in the article by their common names.

Select and identify one or two agents/individuals from each “camp” as representatives of the debate.

Describe how the Declaration of Independence embodies the Spirit of 1776 or the gauge of Revolutionary Spirit.

Illustrate how the United States Constitution addressed the concerns of both the opponents and proponents of the document.

You must substantiate the conclusions of your summary with no less than four and no more than six direct quotations.

Quotes may not exceed two sentences or lines.

All quotes and references must be cited using Turabian footnote citation format.

Direct quotations must be drawn from the following sources.

The Declaration of Independence one of the six must originate from this source.

The United States Constitution one of the six must originate from this source.

One additional scholarly source acquired through the Library. (See American_Revolution attachment.)

One of the six may originate from this required source.

No less than two and no more than four direct quotations must be taken from the article itself.

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