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1765 to the Declaration of Independence

Students research philanthropists of the American Revolution. In this philanthropy lesson, students watch the video Johnny Tremain and analyze the characters and determine their motives. Students read the Declaration of Independence and discuss how citizens can act as philanthropists because of it. Students research the men who signed the Declaration of Independence.

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6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
2 more...
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Lesson Plans
3 hrs
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