ERIC Number: ED368656
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
George Washington and the Temple of Democracy. Teaching with Historic Places.
Hunter, Kathleen A.
This document, from the lesson plan series, "Teaching with Historic Places," provides a description of George Washington's life and the building of the U.S. Capitol. George Washington became the first U.S. President after leading the colonies through the revolutionary war. The U.S. Congress and the President decided to create a federal city on the Potomac River near Alexandria, Virginia. George Washington laid the cornerstone of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. on September 23, 1793. Drawings, floorplans, and maps illustrate the text. Fifteen student activities supplement the text for instructional purposes in the elementary and secondary school curriculum. (CK)
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Maps, Presidents of the United States, Revolution, Revolutionary War (United States), Social Studies, Supplementary Reading Materials, United States History
National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mobil Foundation, Inc., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC.; National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.