We are going to be doing a SOLE (Self Organized Learning Environment) activity that will help students make their own pathways to the events of the early formation of the United States.
Here is a video that chronicles Mr. Mitra's findings:
Here is an abbreviated version of Shays' Rebellion in a video for you in case you did not understand.
Here are a couple videos that can help you understand the Articles of Confederation.
Here is a video about the Northwest Ordinance that you can use in your research.