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Alexander Hamilton and the Roots of Federalism

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore the origin of political parties in the United States. Learners work in groups to read and analyze copies of the "Report on Manufactures" written by Alexander Hamilton. Then, they complete a worksheet comparing the Federalists to...
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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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Who is on that Bill? Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, who are adult learners, participate in an Internet scavenger hunt in order to assimilate information about the biography of Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers. They look at the Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers...
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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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Alexander Hamilton: Lawyer, Writer, and Founding Father

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Scholars analyze the impact Alexander Hamilton had on the creation of the United States. Primary documents and video clips give learners a glimpse into the life of one of America's Founding Fathers, arming them with enough information to...
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Alexander Hamilton

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the accomplishments of Alexander Hamilton. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive instructional activity.
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A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson...
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The Federalist Defense of Diversity: Extending the Sphere

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How did early Americans ensure expansion while also securing the rights of citizens? Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, two of our early leaders, considered the problem of faction to be the "mortal disease" that created unstable...
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An Introduction to Alexander Hamilton's The Federalist Papers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Although three men wrote The Federalist Papers, over half of the 85 documents were written by one man—Alexander Hamilton. Part of a larger playlist on the world's greatest ideas, a video summary of Alexander Hamilton's The Federalist...
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Alexander Hamilton

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 42 multiple choice questions about Alexander Hamilton. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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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The Federalist Debates: Balancing Power Between State and Federal Governments

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the pros and cons of state sovereignty vs. federalism, as argued by the Founding Fathers. They identify the basic positions of each side, complete a worksheet, and write a persuasive essay arguing for Jefferson...
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Thomas Edison: Growth of Industry in New Jersey

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Young scholars consider what it took to develop manufacturing in the United States. In this industrialization lesson, students read the "Report on Manufactures," by Alexander Hamilton and respond to discussion questions regarding the...
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Cumulative Review: Social Studies

For Students 9th - 10th
Have you just finished teaching chapters 1-5 of your social studies book and are ready to test your class? If so, you are in luck! Here is a well-organized cumulative review that covers multiple topics, main ideas, and vocabulary related...
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The Whiskey Rebellion

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Can you imagine an army of 5,000 rebels prepared to march against the United States government over...whiskey? This is exactly what happened in 1794, and your young historians will be fascinated to read about the events that led up to...
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Hamilton Vs. Jefferson

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students read passages about the differences between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In this Hamilton vs. Jefferson lesson plan, students read passages about the two and answer short answer questions about what they read.
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History Review: Hollywood Squares

For Teachers 7th - 8th
America, the formative years, is the topic up for review. Eighth graders play Hollywood Squares to review what they learned about the Revolutionary War, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and the early Constitution. A great way to...
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History Review Game: Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
If you need nine questions regarding the US Constitution and the Bill of RIghts, look no further. Here is a history review game great for learners in the 6th through 8th grades. 
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The New Nation

For Students 9th - 12th
George Washington and the new nation of the United States of America faced many problems in their inaugural years. Use this worksheet as a straightforward approach to learning about the reasons the country was experiencing a lack of...
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the Federal Reserve Act? Enacted in 1913, it created the central banking system of the United States of America. Watch this video to give your class an idea of the financial panics Americans faced before having a centralized...
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Chief Executives Compared: The Federalist Papers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Delve into the responsibilities of the president by looking at President Hamilton's opinion of the presidential office in his own words. The second in a three-part series, the resource also offers an interesting compare-and-contrast...
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Andrew Jackson and The Bank Wars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers examine the historical arguments for and against establishing a National Bank in the United States. They examine just how Andrew Jackson's debate continues to rage on, all the way to today's America. 
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The Brief American Pageant: Launching the New Ship of State

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The two images in this presentation - a graphic depicting American's financial structure and debt, and a map showing American posts that were still held by the British after 1783 - could be helpful for a class lecture on the emerging...
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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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