ERIC Number: ED437315
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Albert Gallatin: Champion of American Democracy. Friendship Hill National Historic Site Educational Guide.
National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.
This teacher's guide is designed to prepare teachers and their students for a rewarding experience when visiting the Friendship Hill National Historic Site, the home of Albert Gallatin (1761-1849). Gallatin was a financier, entrepreneur, politician, diplomat, scholar, and colleague of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. The guide provides a brief biography of Gallatin for the educator, pre-visit lessons for the students, an outline of the on-site programs, and suggested reading and post-visit activities. The contents of this guide are: (1) "Educators' Study Guide" (to Friendship Hill National Historic Site); (2) "Suggested Pre-Visit Activities" (written for elementary students utilizing area districts curriculum themes); (3) "Park Visit Online"; (4) "On-Site Program List" (with information about the programs offered at the park including their themes and objectives); (5) "Suggested Reading"; and (6) "Post-Visit Activities." (Contains 11 resources.) (BT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Immigrants, Parks, Social Studies, United States History
Teaching with Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW, Suite NC400, Washington, DC 20240.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.