ERIC Number: ED438218
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend: Collision of Cultures. Teaching with Historic Places.
This lesson is based on the National Register of Historic Places registration file "Horseshoe Bend Battlefield," documents from archives at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, and other resources. The lesson can be used in units on American Indian culture, early 19th-century westward expansion, the War of 1812, European American and American Indian relations, and the Jacksonian Era. Learning objectives for students include: (1) to discover the political and cultural conflicts that led to the Battle of Horseshoe Bend; (2) to describe the Battle's long-term effects on the Creek Indians; (3) to evaluate historical maps of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend; and (4) to research American Indian cultures that are or were located in their own community or region. (BT)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indians, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History
Teaching with Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, N.W. Suite NC400, Washington, DC 20240. Web site: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/index.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. National Register of Historic Places.