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Ah! Those Horse and Buggy Days!

Young scholars discuss contemporary methods of travel and the time it takes to travel to places. They use the Internet to explore 18th century travel. Students work in small group to research the amount of time it would have taken representatives of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia to travel from their home colonies and compare to the amount of time it would take by automobile.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2005
Usage Permissions
Fine Print