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112 resources with the concept causes of the american revolution

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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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From Colonists to Revolutionaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What was America like before it became the United States? Set the stage for the American Revolution with a collection of resources focused on Colonial America, including the cultural, political, and religious conflicts of the time.
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Why Is the Declaration of Independence Important?

For Students 5th Standards
Fair or unfair? To begin a study of the American Revolution, class members review the treatment of the people of the American Colonies by the King of England and decide which were fair and which were unfair. Class members then annotate a...
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Unit 1: Building Historical Background Knowledge: The Road to Revolution 1754–1776

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What were the conditions that led to the American Revolution? What are the conditions that lead to revolution in other times and places? Class members examine primary source materials and use evidence drawn from these documents to craft...
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What Leads to Revolution?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
From the essential question about the cause of the American Revolution to a Town Hall meeting hosted by and for your social studies class, a set of American history lessons are a great addition to your Revolutionary War unit. After...
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The American Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
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The Boston Massacre: You Be the Judge!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The importance of considering multiple perspectives of the same event is the big idea in this exercise that focuses on the Boston Massacre. Class groups examine photos of four depictions of the massacre, an English and an American...
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Patriots and Loyalists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine portraits by John Singleton Copley and discuss how the subject's appearance communicates important information about his or her life. They write a diary entry from the point of view of a portrait subject.
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The Tea Party Movement 2009

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What a fantastic resource! The foundational skills focused on are compare and contrast and understanding of the US Constitution in terms of political movements in history. Learners will work through a series of activities and...
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Tension Between Conflict and Compromise

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners prepare for and participate in a debate and mock trial regarding laws broken during the Boston Tea Party. Several primary documents and a homework chart are included.
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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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Object Observation: Purpose on a Powder Horn?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
New ReviewYoung archeologists discover the significance of ordinary objects from the past in an interesting lesson on artifact analysis. The activity focuses on examining the image of a powder horn from the Revolutionary War to understand what it...
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People of the Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 12th
New ReviewIt's nothing new—America has always been a melting pot of cultures. The resource explores the diversity of individuals living in the American colonies during the Revolutionary War. Scholars examine artifacts and primary sources to...
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Dissecting the Declaration

For Teachers 4th - 12th
New ReviewDelve into the past to understand the issues that led to the Declaration of Independence. Academics read excerpts from the Declaration of Independence and take a virtual tour of the American Revolution Museum. The resource explains how...
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Through Their Eyes: Major Causes and Events of the American Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
New ReviewLooking for an efficient way to explore the causes and results of the American Revolution? The American Revolution Museum offers a seven-lesson series to hit the highlights of this turning point, using primary sources and activities such...
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Image Analysis: In Their Own Words

For Teachers 4th - 12th
New ReviewImages often convey more than words. Scholars examine political cartoons from the American Revolution to understand how images have the ability to express political ideas. Academics participate in group discussion, complete a worksheet,...
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The Ongoing Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 12th
New ReviewAmerica: a nation that continues to change. Budding historians analyze primary sources to understand the key ideas of the American Revolution and how the country has changed over time. Scholars read text from the Declaration of...
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Comparing Depictions of the Boston Massacre

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Academics compare images of the Boston Massacre to understand differing opinions of the event. Scholars view multiple images, participate in group discussion, and complete a series of written prompts. Young historians gain an...
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To Sign or Not to Sign

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To sign or not to sign, that is the question. Scholars review the Declaration of Independence and discuss the Framers' decisions for signing the document. The activity uses primary text, a worksheet, and group discussion to help...
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Road to Revolution: Patriotism or Treason?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Patriot or traitor? Scholars debate the line between patriotism and treason in a short activity. Academics analyze a political cartoon and discuss varying viewpoints between different groups living in the American colonies. The activity...
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Prequel to Independence

For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's about time! Young historians use primary sources to create a timeline of events leading to American Independence. The fast-paced activity is designed to be used at the end of a unit on the Revolutionary War or as an assessment tool....
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Political Cartoon Analysis: No Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Delve into the world of political cartoons in a lesson on the American Revolution. Scholars practice analyzing an original political cartoon, answer questions, and participate in group discussion. Young academics gain an understanding of...
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Excerpts from the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What exactly did the Founding Fathers declare? Elementary historians delve into the Declaration of Independence in a fast-paced activity. The resource provides text experts and guided questions to help academics analyze the intent of the...
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Boston Tea Party Image Analysis

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Elementary scholars become Sherlock Holmes to analyze a lithograph showcasing the Boston Tea Party. Scholars view the image with some pieces missing and must write an observation. Individuals are then shown the whole image and asked to...