In this lesson, students will study the life of Charles Pinckney. They will learn about his contributions to the founding, his views on the Articles of Confederation, his role at the convention, and much more.
Handout A: Charles Pinckney (1757-1824)
Handout B: Vocabulary and Context Questions
Handout C: In His Own Words: Charles Pinckney and the Issue of Slavery
Handout D: Analysis: Debate about Article I, Section 9, Clause 1
Introductory Essay: Explaining the Founding
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