18th Century Treaties and Acts Teacher Resources
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Ship of the Line
Students discover boats by researching 18th century ships. In this Naval history activity, students identify and describe the different components of an 18th century naval ship after researching information on the Internet. Students complete a Naval Ship worksheet and practice using discovery vocabulary terms.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Diplomatic Misunderstandings: Indian Treaties and the Black Hawk War
Learners examine and discuss the U.S./Native American treaty process of the early 19th century. They write essays describing the events behind the 1804 and 1816 treaties, and their assessment of U.S. diplomatic interactions with the Indians.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Using Political Cartoons to Understand Historical Events
Examine historical perspectives through the use of political cartoons. Learners complete analysis activities related to the president's title, the establishment of the national bank, and the Jay Treaty.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 97 Downloads
The American Revolution: Moving West and South
Middle schoolers examine several letters to the editor from both a local newspaper and national newspapers. After reviewing current letters, they write a letter to the editor of an 18th-century newspaper expressing their opinion about the American Revolution.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 93 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 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The European Union Constitutional Treaty: The Enlargement of the European Union
Students explore governmental organizations. They compare and contrast the U. S. Constitution to EU's Constitutional Treaty. After describing the legal processes of a free society, students play a "Time Is On My Side" game which covers major events in American and European history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
A Timeline of Aboriginal Treaties in Canada
Using guiding questions, pupils analyze various treaties signed in Canada over the years between aborigines people and the Canadian government. Students later present their findings to the whole class in a creative fashion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
China Resists Outside Influences
There is no doubt about it, world history is exciting! Use this slide show to tell the tale of Emperor Qianlong, the Opium Wars, The Boxer Rebellion, and nationalist reform provided by Empress Dowager. Images and easy-to-follow text make this a great classroom resource.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 14 Views 47 Downloads
What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader?
High schoolers list qualities they believe made George Washington an effective military leader. They discuss some difficulties Washington faced as Commander-in-Chief and describe his response to the Newburgh Conspiracy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
"We, the People": New Voices in the Constitutional Debates
Students study the goals set out for the Constitution. They examine the resolutions arrived at to resolve three major conflicts which arose during the writing of the Constitution. They discuss or write down a one-sentence summary of what goals the Preamble sets out for the Constitution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 54 Downloads
Lesson 4: Leadership in Victory: One Last Measure of the Man
High schoolers examine George Washington's contributions to the United States. In this George Washington lesson, students study the qualities that made Washington a military leader. High schoolers also explore the Newburgh Conspiracy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The American Revolution: Causes
Students investigate taxation of the American colonist by the British which led to the revolution. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students analyze a poem called Revolution Tea, and then work in small groups to present an oral interpretation of the poem.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 66 Downloads
This Rich Land
Pupils examine the geography of different treaty areas in order to see what it was that made these areas valuable to Europeans and Aboriginal peoples. They look at the treaties to see how these resources are dealt with, or how they were not, and what the immediate and long-term consequences were for Aboriginal peoples.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students research and write an essay describing historical events surrounding the Canadian government's treaty with Aboriginal peoples. They examine the motives behind treaty documents and government acts to determine whether government or colonial negotiators lived up to the promises they mouthed.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Opium Trade, the Opium War and the Treaty of Nanjing
Ninth graders analyze the English model if imperialism with regard to China and examine the economic and political impact of trade and conflict between England and China in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They discuss the impact that opium had both in China and England during the trading time periods.
9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 34 Downloads
Choosing Sides: The Native Americans' Role in the American Revolution
Students analyze the different roles assumed by various Native American tribes during the American Revolution. They examine the issues involved for Native Americans in choosing the British or the American side of the conflict, such as maintaining trade or preserving homelands.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 66 Downloads
Exploring George Washington's Leadership
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history activity, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading activities are included with this activity.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads