In this lesson, students will study the life of Robert Morris. They will learn about his role as a leader of the American opposition to British tyranny, in stabilizing the finances of the United states, his support of the Constitution and much more.
Handout A: Robert Morris (1734-1806)
Handout B: Vocabulary and Context Questions
Handout C: In His Own Words: Robert Morris on States' Responsibilities
Introductory Essay: Explaining the Founding
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