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Students discover boats by researching 18th century ships.  In this Naval history instructional 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.
Students recognize the taxation of the American colonists by the British led to the revolution. They participate in or analyze a performance of an 18th-century song and then discuss its meaning and craft.
Students 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.
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.
Students 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. Letters are exchanged with classmates for peer review before turning in a final draft.
In this world history instructional activity, students read a selection about the Treaty of Kanagawa as well as Internet articles about the topic and then respond to 8 short answer questions.
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.
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.
Using guiding questions, students 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.
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.
Students 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.
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.
In this George Washington instructional activity, students read a time line about George Washington and then fill in blanks to a paragraph about him afterwards. Students fill in 10 blanks.
Students examine George Washington's contributions to the United States. In this George Washington lesson, students study the qualities that made Washington a military leader. Students also explore the Newburgh Conspiracy.
Students investigate taxation of the American colonist by the British which led to the revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze a poem called Revolution Tea, and then work in small groups to present an oral interpretation of the poem.
Students 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.
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.
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.
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. They complete several online activity worksheets after reading some of the information about the Indian's involvement in the American Revolution.
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history lesson, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading activities are included with this lesson.

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