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Yorktown and Treaty of Paris
Eighth graders discuss the importance of battles fought during the Revolutionary War. They summarize the events, people, and strategies of significance in the Battle of Yorktown. They identify the significance of the the adoption of the Treaty of Paris and how it impacted the Revolutionary War.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 52 Downloads
September 3, 1783 - Treaty of Paris
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that on September 3, 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed. Students write why they think the Revolutionary War was such an important point in the history of the United States.
7th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 49 Downloads
Ending the War, 1783
The various peace proposals, made by both sides, to end the Revolutionary War come under scrutiny in this final lesson of a three-part series on the war. Class members read primary source documents and compare them with military campaigns occurring at the same time.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The American Revolution: Battles
Every war has a number of turning point battles that define the outcome. Inform learners of three major battles of the American Revolution. The Battle of Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris are each discussed. Maps and primary source quotes are also included.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 27 Downloads
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 22 Views 99 Downloads
US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker "fast-forwards" 130 years to discuss the French and Indian War.
18 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 44 Views 252 Downloads
The American Revolution: 1775 - 1783
Track the ins and outs and wartime strategies used by both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Multiple comparisons are made between both factions, maps, statistical data, images, and light text is used throughout the presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 45 Downloads
New Review An American Founder
Create a study of John Adams and his wife Abigail. Small groups examine and analyze an image of John Adams and complete various questions and activities based on the image before reading and discussing background information about him. Learners are also encouraged to create brief biographies about Abigail Adams.
5th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
American Becomes a Colonial Power
Exploring the idea of America joining "the imperialist club" at the end of the 19th century, this presentation presents reasons why America not only had the drive to explore the world, but the power and wealth with which to do so. American presence and influence in Hawaii, Japan, Alaska, Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Panama, China, and Mexico are covered in the context of the spread of America's growing global importance.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 25 Views 86 Downloads
Mid-19c European Nationalism
An extensive review of European dynamics in the mid-to-late 19th century, this presentation clearly outlines the steps taken to unify Italy as well as Germany, and all the implications and effects therein. The slides set a strong context for viewers as they work their way into the tumult of 20th century Europe.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 58 Downloads
The French and Indian War
Detailing the French and Indian War with timelines and maps, this presentation would be a good addition to a class on pre-revolutionary America. There is good information on each slide; the multiple bullet points could be easily broken into several pieces.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 15 Views 15 Downloads
The French and Indian War
Broaden your history class' knowledge of early America with this presentation, which takes them through the beginnings, battles, and bitter end of the French and Indian War. Vivid maps and paintings help tie the slides together. Note: There are a few typos that could be easily fixed with a quick edit.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 15 Views 11 Downloads
The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union?
Students analyze the Preamble of the Constitution and identify the historical context that led to its wording. They, in groups, interpret phrases from the Preamble, examine relevant court cases and create illustrations for their portion or text.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 42 Views 206 Downloads
Ending the War, 1783
High schoolers investigate how successful they were in obtaining their goals in the Revolutionary War. The peace feelers of 1775 are examined and the reasons for the British rejection of them explored. the main provisions of the Treaty of Paris are discussed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 21 Downloads
Happy Endings: The Final Battle
Fifth graders explore all the myths of the battle of Yorktown. A variety of primary documents are viewed and analyzed for discussion. They become aware that what one sees and hears is not always as it seems in reality. Each group critiques how the myths affected the global environment and backdrop to the war.
5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 48 Downloads