ERIC Number: ED328495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Land and Freedom [Twenty Lessons for High School American Studies Classroom Instruction].
Twenty self-contained lessons about land and freedom feature activities that can be used with high school social studies classes. The lessons are: Indian Land Ownership, The Dutch and the New World, Colonial Mercantilism, the Declaration and Natural Rights, Jefferson and Liberty, Louisiana Purchase, the Tariff Issue of 1824, Panic of 1837, John Jacob Astor--America's Wealthiest Man, the Antirent Riots in New York State, Irish Immigration, the Mexican Cessions, Railroad Land Grants, Homestead Act, Forty Acres and a Mule, Imperialism in Central America, the Closing of the Frontier, the Reform Period and Henry George, Roosevelt--the Deficit and the New Deal, and Land--Our National Heritage. Each lesson includes a theme, a sub-theme, background, concepts, performance objectives, and related texts. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Henry George School, New York, NY.; Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, Inc., New York, NY.