Was the War of 1812 Our Second War of Independence?

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Though it occurred almost 40 years later, could the United States have been fighting for their independence again in the War of 1812? Using appropriate primary source material from each of the two wars, compare and contrast the situation that American citizens found themselves in, making connections and drawing parallels through inquiry and discussion.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Focused inquiry question and appropriate primary source material
Cons

  • Lesson plan seems to be missing last half of instructional steps, but the primary source material and worksheets are still good resources