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98 reviewed resources for napoleonic wars

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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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Napoleon and the War of the Third Coalition

For Students 7th - 12th
A timeline of the main events in Napoleon's career (starting in 1799) begins this video, which details the War of the Third Coalition and the transition of the Holy Roman Empire into the Confederation of the Rhine. Maps, paintings, and...
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The War of 1812

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While the War of 1812 may not have resulted in any great shift of territories, it did have significant effects on Native Americans and the status of the United States as an independent nation. Review the major events and lasting...
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Lesson 3: Britain, Napoleon, and the American Embargo, 1803–1808

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A good addition to a unit on the War of 1812, this slideshow details causes, specific battles, political contexts, and several campaigns of the war. Maps and pictures with broad topics allow teachers to bring their own discussion topics...
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War of 1812 in the Old Northwest Territory

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students write 1-4 sentence answers to the Time Travel worksheet (available online). They design period costumes, orally present their perspectives to the rest of the class, and explain why this war played an important role in the...
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Napoleon and the Wars of the First and Second Coalitions

For Students 7th - 12th
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through...
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Napoleon and the War of the Fourth Coalition

For Students 7th - 12th
France has gone through a lot of changes lately - first the monarchy fell to revolution, then the Republic was formed from the ashes, and now Napoleon has made France a major world power once again. This video shows the meteoric rise of...
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French Revolution (Part 4)- The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte

For Students 7th - 12th
A good way to transition from the French Revolution to the influence of Napoleon Bonaparte, this video details how the French government changed in the intervening years, and Napoleon's militaristic rise to power. The colorful maps,...
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The War of 1812: America’s First Declared War

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Free Trade and Sailor's Rights! Pupils dive into America's first declared war, the War of 1812. They analyze the presidencies of Jefferson and Madison through diary entries and historical reasoning. To conclude the lesson, they use their...
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The Cold War: How Did It Start? How Did It End?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a Cold War and a Hot War? Scholars research the beginning of the Cold War. They analyze diary entries as well as excerpts from various events during the 45-year standoff. To finish, they prepare final...
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President Madison's 1812 War Message: Answers Lead to More Questions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate President Madison's case for declaring war against Great Britain. Students assume the roles of newspaper reporters and cite key points in Madison's argument for declaring war, and hypothesize about primary documents...
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President Madison's 1812 War Message: A Brief Overview

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate President Madison's War Message. Students read the message and discuss any information they may have misunderstood. Students hypothesize about what kinds of documents might help them find answers to their questions.
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War of 1812

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Luckily for those who aren't history buffs, anyone can guess that the War of 1812 happened in ... 1812. But how to cover the rest of the story? The resource does just that with effective direct instruction that includes statistics,...
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History vs. Napoleon Bonaparte

For Students 6th - 10th
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. Did Napoleon Bonaparte save the French Revolution of 1789, or did he destroy it? Bonaparte goes on trial in this short video.
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The 1848 Revolution, the Second Reich, and the First World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the events that led up to World War I.  In this World History instructional activity, students read an article on Germany and World War I, then answer four study questions and write an essay about the article.
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Napoleon Bonaparte

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about Napoleon Bonaparte. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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President Madison's 1812 War Message: A Documentary Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze primary documents to determine why President Madison believed it was important for the US to declare war with Great Britain. Students research documents on the Internet to determine President Madison's argument for...
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Napoleon Forced to Abdicate

For Students 7th - 12th
In the final video about the rise, height of power, and fall of Napoleon, Sal details the last historic battles before the Sixth Coalition forces the powerful leader to abdicate and eventually into exile. The presentation uses maps,...
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Napoleonic Europe (1799-1815)

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Europe in Upheaval (1850 - 1914)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Europe was in a state of transition and upheaval that spanned a time of 60 years, beginning in 1850 and running through the first World War. Uncover the wars, key players, politics, and social movements that marked this time period in...
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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Here is an online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise where pupils respond to 11 short-answer and essay questions based on War and Peace. They  may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the bottom...
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Napoleon's Empire Collapses

For Students 6th - 8th
In this French history worksheet, students complete a cause and effect graphic organizer as they note how each of 6 actions led to Napoleon's final defeat. Students also briefly describe the final defeat of Napoleon using the terms...
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Lesson 2/3 - Liberty and Order in the New Republic

For Teachers 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...

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