Pinckneys Treaty Teacher Resources
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Students engage in a lesson which relates to the power granted to the president and the Senate to make and approve treaties with foreign nations. They closely the examine the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican War.
In this Historical Facts worksheet, students read a passage about the Louisiana Purchase and answer 8 fill in the blank and 7 true/false questions.
In this U.S. history learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages about the country from 1789-1815 and respond to 36 short answer questions.
Should limits be placed on freedom of speech in a time of national emergency? This is a question that has arisen at various points throughout the history of the United States, first originating with the Sedition Acts of 1798. Read about the events that led to the passage of this act and how the state legislatures of Virginia and Kentucky would subsequently resolve this act to be unconstitutional.
If you're looking for a description of the major happenings of the presidencies of both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, then this is the resource for you. Similar to a textbook reading, this worksheet offers a great deal of information and is followed by a few assessment questions to check for understanding. It can be assigned as an independent reading or homework assignment, but you may wish to jigsaw the material or ask clarifying questions along the way if done as a whole-group reading activity.
Review or introduce key vocabulary concerning early American government. There are 20 slides, each containing a brief definition and a concept, law, or person from the time of the first presidency.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about George Washington. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students research the case of The Amistad and the individuals involved with the case. They write editorials, compare the movie version to actual historical documents and write a one-act play presenting their findings.
Eighth graders examine primary sources regarding Henry Laurens and his time in the Tower of London. In this American Revolution lesson plan, 8th graders create illustrated journals based on their research of imprisonment of Henry Laurens.
Tenth graders analyze George Washington's Farewell Address. In this primary source analysis lesson, 10th graders read the document and respond to discussion questions about it. Students assess the practicality of Washington's advice.
Learners investigate the Lewis and Clark expedition and how it helped to shape American expansion during its early history. Students reflect upon the period of history and its implications for America.
Eleventh graders examine topics or themes in American history from the seventeenth century through theCivil War.
Twelfth graders complete readings from the packet to explore themes in American history from the seventeenth century until the Civil War. In this American history instructional activity, 12th graders read and discuss their assigned document sets and prepare a presentation to give a synopsis of the documents. Students construct a document based question patterned after the Advancement Placement questions and devise a rubric for scoring their question.
Think about the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence with your budding historians. They analyze the importance of historical documents by examining several famous documents, and then they complete activities that check their understanding of the documents. Also included is an activity that breaks up the Preamble and pairs motions with certain phrases to help learners remember it.
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.
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of James Monroe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of John Adams. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Seventh graders study the national effect that the annexation of Texas had on the 1844 Presidential election using primary source documents which they access through web based sources. They examine slavery in Texas during the 1840's and complete a quiz worksheet.
Second graders explore the work of Americans when it came to coloring materials. In this interdisciplinary lesson, 2nd graders follow the provided steps to make natural goldenrod dye from scratch.
Students examine American beliefs and principles reflected in U.S. Constitution, identify rights guaranteed by U.S. Constitution, and discuss how principles outline role of United States government in order to insure that just, free society is maintained.