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      • Thumb image for Road to Revolution: Patriotism or Treason?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Road to Revolution: Patriotism or Treason?

        Grades: 6 to 8
        Subjects: The American Revolution, History-Social Science
        Students will analyze the causes of the American Revolution and examine them from various points of view. Perspectives include t...
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        Documenting Key Presidential Decisions

        Grades: 6 to 12
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        In this activity, students will identify and analyze documents related to key presidential decisions. Through close examination ...
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        What Else Was Happening During the Civil War Era?

        Grades: 5 to 8
        Subjects: History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction
        The years leading up to, during, and following the Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877) are most often remembered for the te...
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        How Effective were the Efforts of the Freedmen’s Bureau?

        Grades: 6 to 12
        Subjects: History-Social Science, The Civil War & Reconstruction
        In this activity, students will analyze documents from the War Department’s Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands — ...
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        Why Should Women Vote? The Suffrage Question

        Grades: 7 to 12
        Subjects: Rights of Citizens, History-Social Science
        In this activity, students will analyze documents pertaining to the woman suffrage movement as it intensified following passage ...
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        Lewis & Clark's Expedition to the Complex West

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Early Explorers, History-Social Science
        This activity can be used as an introduction or for a closer study of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Students will learn that the...
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        Virginia Plan

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        Drafted by James Madison, and presented by Edmund Randolph to the Constitutional Convention on May 29, 1787, the Virginia Plan p...
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        Federal Judiciary Act

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        One of the first acts of the new Congress was to establish a Federal court system through the Judiciary Act signed by President ...
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        Bill of Rights

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        Although 12 amendments were originally proposed, the 10 that were ratified became the Bill of Rights in 1791. They defined citiz...
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        Patent for Cotton Gin

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        Designed to separate cotton fiber from seed, Whitney's cotton gin, for which he received a patent on March 14, 1794, introduced ...
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        Louisiana Purchase Treaty

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        In this transaction with France, signed on April 30, 1803, the United States purchased 828,000 square miles of land west of the ...
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        Treaty of Ghent

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        This treaty, signed on December 24, 1814, ended the War of 1812, fought between Great Britain and the United States. "For the...
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        Monroe Doctrine

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in President James Monroe's seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, 1823. The Euro...
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        Gibbons v. Ogden

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        This Supreme Court decision forbade states from enacting any legislation that would interfere with Congress's right to regulate ...
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        President George Washington's First Inaugural Speech

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        Although not required by the Constitution, George Washington presented the first Presidential inaugural address on April 30, 178...
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        Alien and Sedition Acts

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        Passed in preparation for an anticipated war with France, the Alien and Sedition Acts tightened restrictions on foreign-born Ame...
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        Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis and Clark Expedition

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        In this secret message of January 18, 1803, President Jefferson asked Congress for $2,500 to explore the West—-all the way to th...
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        Marbury v. Madison

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        The decision in this Supreme Court Case established the right of the courts to determine the constitutionality of the actions of...
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        Compromise of 1850

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        The Compromise was actually a series of bills passed mainly to address issues related to slavery. The bills provided for slavery...
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        Northwest Ordinance

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science
        Officially titled An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio, the Northw...
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