ERIC Number: ED429855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The 'Amistad' Case. Lesson Plan.
National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.
Teaching about the Amistad case provides correlations to the National Standards for History, and Civics and Government. An overview of the events of 1839 is given in this lesson plan. Seven student activities include reading and using primary source documents, writing journal articles, viewing the movie "Amistad," and giving presentations. Each of the five primary source documents provided contains an explanation of the historical context. (BT)
Descriptors: Civics, Class Activities, History Instruction, Learning Activities, Political Science, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Slavery, United States History
Web site: www.nara.gov/education/teaching/amistad/teach.html
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.