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Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students experience taxation without representation by simulating British imposition of taxes on colonists. Students use candy to represent money, and receive small wages. Students then write paragraphs about their feelings during...
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Title: Taxation without Representation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders act out a skit on Taxation without Representation using common props such as M&M's.
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Political Cartoon Analysis: No Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Delve into the world of political cartoons in a lesson on the American Revolution. Scholars practice analyzing an original political cartoon, answer questions, and participate in group discussion. Young academics gain an understanding of...
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No Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider colonial rights. In this Bill of Rights lesson plan, students complete an activity guide that requires students to analyze taxation without representation. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to taxes...
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Major Events Leading to the American Revolution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore the causes of the American Revolution. In this taxation without representation lesson, students analyze political cartoons in order to gain an understanding of the efforts of the colonists to resolve conflict with...
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The Stamp Act and Virtual Representation

For Students 9th - 12th
"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...
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Mercantilism and The Colonial American Economy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The invisible hand of trade. Viewers use the AP review video to learn the impact of mercantilism on the American Colonies. They examine the question of taxation without representation as the colonists get more and more upset with the...
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Why Did Women Want the Right to Vote?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
No taxation without representation may have been the battle cry of the American Revolution, but women used the same argument when demanding their right to vote in the late 1800 and early 1900s. Young historians examine petitions from...
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Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders empathize with how colonists felt when they were taxed without representation. They use a metaphor of students and a school principal to describe the strained relationship that developed between the colonies and Britain.
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The Stamp Act/Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the Stamp Act and the preamble. In this social science lesson, 4th graders examine protests and show that the colonists reacted to the Stamp Act by protesting.  Students study various cartoons and state what the...
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We The People: A History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students play a game about taxation where they have tax collectors that simulate the feelings and reasons that led to the American Revolution. In this taxation lesson plan, students learn about why the people in the colonies were so...
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No Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify the three functions of government and describe their importance in the success of government. They describe the necessity of representation in the political process. Students simulate the characteristics of...
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The Stamp Act of 1765

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the origins of colonial objections to "taxation without representation".  In this American History lesson, 11th graders create a presentation on specific topics in relation to the Stamp Act.
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American Revolution: Attempting to Resolve Disputes by Communication

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study conflicts over taxation. In this American Revolution lesson, students research the taxes imposed on the colonists by the British and determine how the colonists attempted to abolish the taxes through non-violent protests....
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The Continental Congress

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A fantastic video highlights 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.
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The Tea Party Movement 2009

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What a fantastic resource! The foundational skills focused on are compare and contrast and understanding of the US Constitution in terms of political movements in history. Learners will work through a series of activities and...
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One Kid, One Vote

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Learn about why the citizens of Washington, D.C. feel unrepresented in Congress with an article about D.C voting rights. Individuals read about the movement toward congressional representation in Washington, D.C., before answering...
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Prelude to the Revolutionary War

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Work on analyzing primary source documents and informational text with a set of reference material about the American Revolution. Middle schoolers read about the precursors and significant events of the Revolutionary War, and demonstrate...
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The Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, learners respond to ten short answer and essay questions about the Articles of Confederation. They may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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A Better Grade Tutoring - Eighth Grade Language Arts Worksheet A

For Students 7th - 9th
Sharpen your pupils' reading comprehension skills with this multiple-choice worksheet. Eight short passages prompt readers to choose the best answer that addresses a detail from the paragraph, based on context clues. The last four...
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The Story Behind the Boston Tea Party

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The event in American history now known as the Boston Tea Party was really anything but a party. Discover how the tax on tea in pre-revolutionary America was seen by colonists as an infringement on their rights and livelihoods, and how...
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The Executive Branch

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While the president is perhaps the most famous politician, why did the Founding Fathers create the office? While it has evolved over time, the presidency has its roots in the American Revolution. A video resource—created for Constitution...
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Taxed Tempers Toss Tea To Tides

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Engage learners in persuasive writing, research, and creative thinking. They research the series of events that led to the Boston Tea Party and create brochures that include propaganda intended to rally Patriot support or dissuade...
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The Coming of Independence

For Students 7th - 8th
Provide your learners with an opportunity to show what they know. Have them answer 10 questions on colonial America, 13 Colonies, colonial legislature, and popular sovereignty. There are 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.

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