ERIC Number: ED364471
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
The Old Courthouse in St. Louis: Yesterday and Today. Teaching with Historic Places.
This document, from the lesson plan series, "Teaching with Historic Places," explores the history of the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. Following an introductory section on the courthouse's role as a seat of justice and meeting place, the document sets out objectives for students and teaching activities. The teaching activity suggestions include details on "Setting the Stage"; "Locating the Site"; "Determining the Facts"; and "Putting It All Together." Activities relate to attached readings on the national railroad and the Dred Scott trial. The document contains four maps and two photographs. (SG)
Descriptors: Architecture, Buildings, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Local History, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Maps, Social Studies, United States History
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Teaching with Historic Places Project, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC.; National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri (Saint Louis)