Dedham Deed

Class members examine primary source documents that expose the contrasting views of land ownership between the Pocumtuck and English settlers.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Project a current map of the area and have class members locate modern cities on the old map of New England
Classroom Considerations
  • The third in a series of eight lessons that focus on the conflicts between the Pocumtuck and the English settlers
  • The lessons, designed to be used in order, create a scaffolding for the confrontations examined in subsequent lessons
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Pros
  • Detailed directions for the two activities are included in the packet
Cons
  • None