Indians and White Americans
In this American history worksheet, students complete a chart comparing 6 aspects of American Indian and White American culture. Students then answer 2 essay questions.
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Indian Removal and Forced Assimilation
It can be difficult to describe the removal and forced assimilation of indians during Andrew Jackson's presidency to a class. Reading the manuscript of the Indian Removal Act and analyzing photographs and political cartoons from the time...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Music of the Mardi Gras Indians
The traditions, costumes, and the music of the Mardi Gras Indians, African-Americans and those with African American or Native American Heritage are the focus of a unit that introduces class members to a little-known group that plays a...
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
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Students research what Native Americans looked like in order to dispel common stereotypes. In this Native American history lesson, students begin by drawing their mental picture of an Indian, then they research North American Indians to...
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4th - 5th English Language Arts