Primary Source Worksheet: Letter from George Washington to the Cabinet

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Analyze the significance of George Washington's letter to his cabinet in which he sets forth a tradition of neutrality in wartime for the United States.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners first approach the document with a standard primary source analysis form that you use in your class 
  • Assign the worksheet for individual homework/classwork before discussing as a whole group
Pros

  • Transcript of letter is included both in an image of the original document and as text
  • Several great follow-up discussion questions included
  • Great informational poster on George Washington included as an additional material
Cons

  • None