Primary Source Worksheet: “Report on Manufacturers,” Annals of Congress

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Invite your learners to take a look at life during the term of United States president George Washington through analysis of an interesting primary source. The document summarizes American manufacturing capacities, as detailed by the Secretary of the Treasury in Washington's cabinet.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Using this primary source as one of their pieces of evidence, have learners describe the various viewpoints that were held during Washington's presidency for the future of the American nation
Pros

  • Includes image of actual primary source document
  • Excellent follow-up questions for analysis and discussion
Cons

  • None