ERIC Number: ED434860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr-23
Reference Count: N/A
Martin Van Buren's "Return to the Soil." Teaching with Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.
Using primary documents, maps, and visual data, this lesson packet focuses on Martin Van Buren and his retirement home, Lindenwald, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The lesson materials compliment classroom study of early 19th century politics by tracing the life of Martin Van Buren and his role in the Jacksonian Era. Included in the packet are background materials, readings, visual images, student activities, and a list of supplementary resources. (MM)
Descriptors: Architecture, Built Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Heritage Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Local History, Presidents of the United States, State History, United States History
Teaching with Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C. Street, N.W., Suite NC400, Washington, D.C. 20240. Web site;
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.