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ERIC Number: ED461604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Images of the American Revolution. The Constitution Community: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s).
Traill, David
This lesson focuses on the American Revolution, which encouraged the founding fathers' desire to create a government that would, as stated in the Preamble to the Constitution, issue domestic tranquility and provide for the common defense. The lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Government and contains eight primary source documents and paintings. It presents historical background in an overview of the factors which contributed to the American Revolution and the progression of the war until its end with the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The lesson provides seven detailed teaching activities for the teacher to implement in the classroom. Attached are a sample written document analysis worksheet and a sample photograph analysis worksheet. (BT)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.