New Orleans History
Learners assess the political and strategic importance of New Orleans in American history. They inspect the architectural styles influenced by its cultural diversity.
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Crescent City Gumbo: Race and Jazz in New Orleans
What gives New Orleans its special character? Its flavor? Its texture? Its sound? Is it the beignets and chicory coffee at Cafe Du Monde on Decatur Street in the French Quarter, or the mansions in the Garden District? Is it the Shotgun...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A World of Taste--Louisiana Gumbo
Students discover the multicultural contributions to New Orleans gumbo through participation in cross curriculum activities. In this multicultural diversity and New Orleans history instructional activity, students shade regions of a map...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Andrew Jackson and the Use of Martial Law and the Suspension of Habeas Corpus
Students explore the use of martial law at the Battle of New Orleans. In this Andrew Jackson lesson, students analyze primary documents pertaining to the move by Jackson to use martial law in the battle. Students then consider situations...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The War of 1812
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...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Social Studies: Cultural New Orleans
Students observe the PBS film, "New Orleans," to explore such topics as race relations, cultural history, and urbanization. After examining n interactive map displaying the city at various dates in its history, students role-play as...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History