Napoleonic Wars Teacher Resources
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Lesson 3: Britain, Napoleon, and the American Embargo, 1803–1808
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While the French were once the allies of Americans, the Napoleonic Wars saw the United States almost drawn into a war with its one-time friend. Wars in Europe threatened to draw in the early republic. A primary source-based activity...
Lesson 2/3 - Liberty and Order in the New Republic
10 mins 9th - 12th
Part two of the three-part series on the period following the American Revolutionary War offers insight into this fascinating time in the nation's history. Topics covered are well-documented and include the Napoleonic Wars, the causes of...
Primary Source Worksheet: Thomas Jefferson, Message to Congress on the Embargo
8th - 11th
Zounds! Image an American president closing all ports and prohibiting exports. As part of an exercise designed to strengthen primary source comprehension skills, readers examine Thomas Jefferson's 1808 message to Congress urging such an...
Lesson Plan on World War II: Illinois Role-The 33rd Infantry Division
9th - 12th
Students complete several creative writing assignments regarding the 33rd Infantry Division of Illinois, which was active during World War II. They discuss how this war brought about changes in the state of Illinois and specifically,...