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ERIC Number: ED364471
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Old Courthouse in St. Louis: Yesterday and Today. Teaching with Historic Places.
James, Diane
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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)