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African Americans in Revolutionary Times

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
How did black Americans contribute to colonial society in the United States and make active choices to exert some control over their lives as slaves? Explore the often overlooked yet incredibly important roles of Africans and African...
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Pre-Colonial Native American Groups

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate U.S. history by researching the Internet and taking a test. For this American Indian group lesson, students identify the many specific Native American tribes and their geographic locations. Students research the web...
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Lesson 1: English-Indian Encounters

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What did the English settlers think of the Native Americans inhabiting the Chesapeake region of the United States? Learners analyze a series of documents and images to determine the English perception of the local inhabitants. A great...
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Colonialism and American Foundations Sample Test Questions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
What was the main cause of European colonization in America? How did Thomas Paine's Common Sense play a role in the establishment of the United States? What was the trans-Atlantic slave trade? These are just a few of the many questions...
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The Affects of Environment on Native American Culture

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the culture of the Native Americans.  In this U.S. History lesson, students are given the major geological areas where the Indians lived prior to the arrival of the Europeans, then they create a notebook that compares...
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English-Indian Encounters in Early 17th Century Virginia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a three part lesson in which they examine the initial encounters between the English and the Indians, the different ways in which the colonist and Indians interacted and why English settlers and Native Americans...
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When Raindrops Get Dry - Mountains, Rain Shadows and Life

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore Native American traditions by completing worksheets. For this Native American spirituality lesson, 9th graders read assigned texts and identify the traditional beliefs of tribal cultures located within the Montana...
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Teaching About the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Learners research information about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, the Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving. They take an online tour of the Mayflower, interpret timelines, create a postcard, and compare and contrast the...
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Branches of Government Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
This is a basic multiple choice activity. Learners answer a set of 9 multiple choice questions about early colonists and branches of government. You might use this as a check for understanding or a quick quiz. The first 2 questions are...
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For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the myths and misconceptions surrounding early European colonists in the New World. They analyze images, artwork, and media relating to the early colonists and discuss their accuracy.
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The Road to Revolution: 1754-1775 (5)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 19 matching questions regarding the events that led to the American Revolution. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Creating a Colonial Newspaper

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners identify people, events and issues of importance during the French and Indian War and compare them with issues that only affected New Hampshire. They discover how newspapers gave people a sense of identity.
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Not Getting the News about the Stamp Act

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
How did American colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765? Your young historians will examine primary source material by reading excerpts from a transcription of the Pennsylvania Gazette and then identifying the sentiments expressed by...
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Webquest: The Journeys and Journals of John Lederer

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
When examining a current map of the United States, it is hard to imagine that early explorers thought they could leave Virginia and reach the Indian Ocean after a few weeks travel. But early explorers had no maps of the interior. John...
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The Pocahontas Myth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compose an essay comparing the Disney version of the Pocahontas story to the facts of the actual story. Students research both versions of Pocahontas. Students utilize Inspiration software/Venn diagrams, word processing and...
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Revolution! Freedom for All?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the causes of freedom by revolutionary patriots. In this Civics and Economics lesson, 12th graders analyze primary sources. Students work cooperatively to write a freedom declaration for their group.