18th Century Conflict Teacher Resources
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The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening
This fantastic video discusses the economic foundations and major implications of the Seven Years War in the United States. It begins by covering the roots of the war in the battle between the British and French over trade in the colonies, and then details the shuffling of territories at the conclusion of the war, including British efforts to slow colonial western settlement with the Proclamation of 1763.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tea, Taxes, and the American Revolution
Rather than simply summarizing the events that led to the American Revolution, have your learners listen as John Green offers some interesting points to be used as discussion or writing prompts in your review of the war. Green details early American colonies as self-governing entities, brings to light some hypocrisies of the War for Independence, and concludes by discussing the influence of the Enlightenment.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
If you are previewing the film Glory for your young historians, this packet may help you spark ideas for discussion and offer some interesting facts and quotations that may add to your presentation of this Civil War narrative. It includes a few worksheets that learners can use to track character development and major themes, as well as a fact sheet regarding black soldiers in the war and the 54th regiment.
7 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 38 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The War in the North, 1775–1778
Using primary source documents, including maps, learners examine Revolutionary War events from 1775 to 1778. The focus here is on the challenges George Washington and the Continental army faced and how they persevered in spite of those hardships.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Will You Pick My Cotton?
Use this cross-curricular history lesson plan to work on your young scholars' informational writing skills. After listening to songs and stories related to Sultana, they engage in a several activities to boost their understanding of slavery and agricultural practice prior to and after the Civil War.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 27 Views 58 Downloads
This presentation reviews the ins and outs of nineteenth century imperialism. The narrator discusses the colonization of Africa in great detail, and delves into the effects of industrialization, superior technology, and widespread disease on the imperialistic motivations of European powers.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seeking a Fortune in 18th Century Maritime Boston
Study the Revolutionary War era practice of recruiting seamen to prey upon the British shipping industry, and discuss the impact this practice had on the Colonial war efforts. Learners read and interpret recruiting advertisements for these positions.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Changes in the New Nation
Learners explore how technology has slowly changed the world, starting in the 18th Century. In this United States History lesson, students work in teams to complete numerous activities that compare and contrast life before and after technological changes started to occur, such as the invention of the plow, the cotton gin or electricity.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 25 Views 84 Downloads
Invetories Slave owner or not?
Primary source analysis is a great way to bring history to life. Learners examine a series of personal inventories taken from Southern white males who died during the Civil War era. They analyze the documents to determine the social and economic status of those who did and those who did not own slaves.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Conflict, Tragedy and the Power of Art
Students investigate some the ways art has responded to conflict throughout history. Through teacher lecture and demonstration, students witness the historical background of a piece of artwork and how it reflects the conflict it represents.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 102 Downloads
The Atlantic Slave Trade
This presentation offers an overview of the Atlantic slave trade, taking care to give the subject its due diligence and explain the origins of slavery, the types of products slaves were forced to harvest, the most common importers of slaves in the Caribbean and Brazil, how Europeans acquired slaves through trading, etc.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Battles of the American Revolution
Wow, now here's a presentation that tells a story! Your class can follow along the battle lines of the American Revolution to learn key players, dates, and events that marked each twist and turn in the fight for American independence. Start with the Battle for Boston, British military strategy, and Bunker Hill, then progress to people like General Cornwallis, William Howe, and Georg Washington.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 65 Views 134 Downloads
The War in the North, 1775-1778
Students investigate the hardships and difficulties that the Continental army faced in the early years of the American War for independence. the battles of Lexington and concord and the expectations of the Continental Army forms the focus of this lesson plan.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 24 Downloads
We the People Level 2
Young scholars explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. In this Constitution lesson, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century. Young scholars read assigned text which describes the historical event and complete worksheets and study questions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 149 Downloads
The Modernization of Seoul
High schoolers explore the history of Seoul, South Korea. In this Seoul lesson, students read and analyze handouts regarding the political and social history of the city of Seoul. High schoolers collaborate in small groups and present their findings to the rest of the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Brief American Pageant: The Duel for North America
Making its way through 18th century America, this presentation details the British and French territories through colorful and clearly labeled maps. Additionally, the maps chart the changes in said territory during and after the French and Indian War.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 19 Downloads
The Candle and the Mirror
Eleventh graders examine author Louisa May Alcott as a pioneer, deeply dedicated to her family and to the ethical framework they represent. In this Social Studies lesson, 11th graders investigate some of the basic concepts of Transcendentalism.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait of King Louis XIV of France, and then group work to review, analyze, and classify several different examples of absolute monarchs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 104 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable