Influential People 1600-1760 Teacher Resources
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Taking Up Arms and the Challenge of Slavery in the Revolutionary Era
10th - 12th
Students examine a series of documents which discuss the contradiction in the Americans' rhetoric about slavery. They act as members of designated Committees of Correspondence in the five different colonies, communicating their...
Past Imperfect: Examining Secondary Sources of the American Revolution
Ninth graders respond in essay form to the following writing prompt. Mel Gibson, star of The Patriot, is quoted as stating, "If one were to adhere to historical accuracy all the way, you'd probably have the most boring two hours on...
Indian Removal: The Cherokees, Jackson, and the “Trail of Tears”
9th - 12th
Students examine executive power. In this Indian Removal instructional activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the "Trail of Tears". Students respond to discussion questions regarding the lecture.
Committing to Nonviolence: A Lesson from Viva La Causa
6th - 12th
Students examine the social change movements of the American 20th century. In this nonviolence lesson, students research the work of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Caesar Chavez. Students compare and contrast the social...