Road to the Constitutional Convention | Constitution 101

What led to the #ConstitutionalConvention? Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, explains the failure of the Articles of Confederation to deal with Shays’ Rebellion and other national issues. Rosen also explores some key writings of #Constitution framers James Madison and the different factors that influenced his approach to the Constitutional Convention. #AmericanHistory #Constitution101 This video is part of the NEW Constitution 101 course and curriculum. Teachers, check out the “Road to the Convention” unit of the full 15-week curriculum: For the self-guided course and related videos, visit: For more educational resources on the Constitutional Convention, click here: Visit our media library to discover more online classes, podcasts, and Town Hall conversations: Subscribe to the National Constitution Center on YouTube: Follow the National Constitution Center on social media! Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Sign up for our newsletter:—7rRBAsT4f5B7IV2UbsNZFPIVvYFY1ZtLK4zENNfTuda3Z_WJBoefPS8mnvM8KMyfAOq4