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Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 130 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Continental Congress
Here is a fantastic video highlighting the role of Thomas Jefferson at the Continental Congress, focusing on the language of the Declaration of Independence and its listing of grievances against the British government.
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The American Revolution: Strategies and Battles
What were the differences in war strategy of the American Colonists and the British Army? Here you'll find listed are the strengths, weaknesses, and major differences between each of the armies that fought in the Revolutionary War. The strategies are described also using the battles of Lexington and Concord as examples.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Colonists Divided: A Revolution and A Civil War
Students explore the background of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students examine the viewpoints of Patriots and Loyalists as they prepare for a classroom debate regarding the war.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 72 Downloads
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 54 Views 128 Downloads
Haitian Revolution (Part 2)
Picking up at the betrayal of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Charles LeClerc during the Haitian (Saint-Domingue) Revolution, this video details the ambiguity of the role of slavery in early 1800's France. Equipped with maps, images, and vibrant, this presentation explores the events in the French colonies during Napoleon's rule.
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 19 Downloads
The War in the South, 1778–1781
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class members examine primary source documents, and their interactive maps created in the previous lesson, to determine why the British attempt to move the battlefield into the South proved unsuccessful.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 2 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 7 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The American Revolution: Moving West and South
Learners 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 32 Views 99 Downloads
What Experiences Shaped the Founders' Thinking about Government?
Students study the ideas and experiences that shaped the founding fathers' perspective about government. In this the government lesson plan, students examine the Articles of Confederation as they relate to the power of government. Students then study the experiences that led to the American Revolution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 207 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 instructional activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 24 Downloads
America Established Because of Protest
Students explore events and causes that led to American Revolution and examine popular pro-Patriot renderings and texts of these issues created both at that time and in later years. Students then prepare and deliver oral presentations about image or text studied.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 46 Downloads
The Stamp Act and Virtual Representation
"No taxation without representation!" While many have heard this rallying cry of the American colonists prior to the Revolutionary War, rarely is time given to hear the British reasoning behind their implementation of the Stamp Act. This worksheet, which presents the cases of both the British government and American colonists side-by-side, will help your class acquire valuable perspective on a key event contributing to the American Revolution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 27 Downloads
Students view a PowerPoint presentation created by the teacher over a two week period about American Revolution and its causes and effects. They answer study guide questions, and participate in small and whole group discussions, worksheets, etc.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 57 Views 192 Downloads
The War of 1812
You won't find a better worksheet than this! Here is a fabulous, comprehensive test on the War of 1812. Learners complete 50 questions of a wide variety; true or false, matching, fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and essays. They must also draw a map.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 55 Views 252 Downloads
French Revolution (Part 4)- The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
A good way to transition from the French Revolution to the influence of Napoleon Bonaparte, this video details how the French government changed in the intervening years, and Napoleon's militaristic rise to power. The colorful maps, pictures, and annotations detail the instances in which "Napoleon kicks butt," and will make this presentation appealing to even uninterested historians.
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 69 Downloads
Empire to Independence
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the American Revolution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 48 Views 134 Downloads
New Review Mao's China
Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
After the American Revolution: Free African Americans in the North
Students investigate the life of African Americans in the North during the American Revolution. They analyze how authors use various techniques to write biographies, read about Sojourner Truth, conduct research, and write an excerpt about Sojourner.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 42 Downloads
The American Revolution: Victory
Students discover the United States began to recognize the wounded as deserving of commendation toward the end of the American Revolution. They research the Purple Heart on two specific websites then design their own awards for other forms of meritorious military service.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 26 Views 76 Downloads