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Why Is the Declaration of Independence Important?

For Students 5th Standards
Fair or unfair? To begin a study of the American Revolution, class members review the treatment of the people of the American Colonies by the King of England and decide which were fair and which were unfair. Class members then annotate a...
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Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...
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Causes of the American Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Beginning with the experience of hearing that lockers in school will be taxed, through analysis of political cartoons and informational text, and culminating in a debate between loyalists and patriots, your class members will engage in a...
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Empire to Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
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...
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Tea Overboard

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
While less well known than the event in Boston, the Yorktown Tea Party was equally decisive in turning community sentiment against Great Britain. To gain an understanding of why the colonists objected to the Tea Act, young historians...
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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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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
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Not Getting the News about the Stamp Act

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
How did American colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765? Your young historians will examine primary source material by reading excerpts from a transcription of the Pennsylvania Gazette and then identifying the sentiments expressed by...
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A Century of Expansion: America's Destiny (1763-1867)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
How did we grow into such a large nation? Follow the events, wars, and treaties that led to the acquisition of major states as we expanded into the West. The slides provide maps, dates, and simplistic information to help learners...
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The American Revolution, Guided Reading

For Students 10th - 12th
This McDougal Littell learning exercise provides a graphic organizer for US History class members to record information on the causes and effects of events like France entering the war, the British closing Boston harbor, passing the...
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Was the Stamp Act Fair?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Elementary and middle schoolers examine and evaluate different perspectives concerning events leading to the American Revolution. In this case, they hone in on the Stamp Act. They research controversial bills, laws, or events of the time...
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Events leading to the American Revolution

For Teachers 5th Standards
The Stamp Act, Paul Revere's ride, and the Boston Tea Party pushed American colonists to the tipping point that led to the American Revolution. Fifth graders research the key figures of the war, study the Declaration of Independence, and...
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Hey, King: Get Off Our Backs!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians explore the reason American colonists were unhappy under British rule. Class members complete hands-on activities and participate in a group discussions to understand why colonists drafted the Declaration of Independence.
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Consequences of Individual Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take the sides of Patriots or Tories. In this colonial American lesson, students read primary sources that feature James Murray and Captain Jones. Students then write dialogues and limericks based on a fictional meeting of the 2...
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History is a Series of Decisions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine cause and effect. In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze primary source documents regarding the Stamp Act, the Boston Massacre, and George Washington. Students imagine if the events had unfolded differently...
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Colonial Broadsides and the American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students access the Library of Congress's collection of Broadsides (printed material with news, entertainment, advertisements, etc.) and explore their impact on events leading up to the Revolutionary War. They create a timeline with...
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Bossy Britain Upsets Colonists

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the causes of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution. Then they make a Flap Vocabulary Book and glue on a map of the thirteen colonies and make a title page called "Road to War in it." Students also...
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The American Revolution

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read and analyze document based questions about the American Revolution.  In this American History instructional activity, 11th graders analyze documents and pictures. 
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The Stamp Act

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this teaching American history worksheet, students examine a primary source document regarding the Stamp Act. Students discuss their impressions of the document.  
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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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Design a Stamp/Plan a Protest

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this Stamp Act worksheet, students consider the justice of the Stamp Act as they respond to 1 short answer question. Students also consider both sides of the legislation as they design their own stamps and design their own protest of...
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A Furious Mob

For Teachers 8th - 12th
For this Stamp Act worksheet, students read and discuss an excerpt titled "A Furious Mob," which was written by Governor Thomas Hutchinson regarding the events of August 26, 1765.
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Analyzing "A Furious Mob"

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this Stamp Act research worksheet, students examine a copy of "A Furious Mob," (not included) and respond to 6 short answer questions regarding its content.