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Hamilton and Burr : Compare and Contrast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Who were Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton? High schoolers examine the character traits of these historical figures and watch the video, The Duel. Hamilton vs. Burr: An Event that Changed History (available from PBS), to gain an...
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Hamilton and Burr: Compare and Contrast

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders compare and contrast political visions. In this early American history lesson, 11th graders research the political stances of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Students then compose compare and contrast essays about the...
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Treason and Trials - Aaron Burr

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Constitutional definition of treason and research the case of Aaron Burr as first interpreted in 1807. They consider how Burr's case relates to the case of John Walker Lindh.
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Soccer Duel

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss and discover what a duel is. They study the history behind the famous duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. They then engage in "duels" of their own using a soccer ball. They keep "dueling" until a...
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1792 Election Results

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The beginning of American politics and elections is found in these slides, which detail the 1792, 1796, 1800 elections of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson (respectively). Plan on including your own discussion points and details in this...
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On This Day: Life and Contributions of Alexander Hamilton

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Historians have been fascinated by Alexander Hamilton long before he was the subject of a Broadway hit. Using video resources, scholars explore how his early upbringing as an orphan and social outcast may have influenced his role in the...
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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how Thomas Jefferson's vision for a smaller and limited government motivated major events in United States history, such as the Louisiana Purchase and the embargo of 1807. While the video is packed with information, it does...
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Thomas Jefferson Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
Discover a little bit about Thomas Jefferson in a brief reading passage. Learners then answer a set of multiple choice comprehension questions.
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Thomas Jefferson Matching Activity

For Students 4th - 6th
What are some notable happenings that occurred during Thomas Jefferson's life and presidency? Give young historians a worksheet about the life and accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson.
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Thomas Jefferson Word Search

For Students 4th - 6th
Look for 11 words associated with Thomas Jefferson and his life in a simple Jefferson-themed word search. It includes words like Monticello, Louisiana Purchase, George Clinton, and Thomas Jefferson.
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Millionaire Game Review: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Review the westward expansion, game-show style. Twelve hot topics related to the westward expansion, if answered correctly, will make your class winners in the game of American history. The game is modeled after the once-popular TV show,...
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Linking Verbs

For Students 6th - 9th
What is a linking verb? Is it the same as a verb of being? Review some basics with your middle schoolers before sending them off to work on the two exercises independently. In the first, they identify the linking verb and the words it...
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Thomas Jefferson

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Lesson Plan: Early Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the platforms of early political parties in the United States. In this political parties activity, students discover details regarding the attributes and ideals of the federalists and the democratic-republicans. Students...
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Linking Verbs

For Students 6th - 8th
In this verb identification worksheet, students determine the linking verb in each sentence and show which words are joined by the linking verb. Definitions of the terms are at the top of the page for quick reference.