Teaching American History Project: Revolution and New Government

George Washington A excerpt from William Bradford's transcription of the Mayflower Compact Women in the Revolution with Molly Pitcher scene Black sailorsybil ludington's ride

red 19 April 1775
Grade 11 - Bill Powers

red Are You a Federalist or Democratic Republican?
Grade 10-12 - Kevin Mariano
Student Activity

red A List of Complaints against the King
Grade 5 - Judith Perkins
Student Handout

red Analyzing a Protest Song of the American Revolution
Grade 5 - Virginia Viteri

red Battles of Lexington and Concord: What Really Happened?
Grade 5 - Virginia Viteri

red Boston Massacre Mock Trial
Grade 7 - Kyra Kasperson
Cast of Characters
Massacre Images
Student Response Worksheet

red Burning of Washington D.C - War of 1812
Grade 11 - Jason McGarry
Primary Source Articles from The Times, 1814

red Colonel Louis Cook (Atiatoharongwen), an Afro-Indian in the American Revolution
Grades 9-12 - Sean Gilligan

red A Comparison of Revolutionary War and Civil War Recruitment
Grade 8 - Chris Brooks

red Connecticut and the Looking Glass – 1787
Grade 8 - Lorna Gallagher
HarpWeek American Political Prints 1766-1876 Image
The Looking Glass worksheet

red The Constitution and Slavery: What Does It Say?
Grade 11 - Peter Joseph

red The Constitution - Article 1
Grade 7 - Kyra Kasperson

red Constitutional Convention Role-Playing
Grade 7 - Kyra Kasperson

red Constitution Scavenger Hunt
Grade 8 - Kristen Blore
U.S. Constitution

blue Crossing the Delaware
Grade 5 - Maureen Festi

red Declaration of Independence
Grade 10 - Russell Hart

red The Declaration of Independence
Grade 11-12 - Betsy Kowal

blue A Description of George Washington
Grade 8 - Russell Hart

blue Examining Washington's Farewell Address
Grade 10 - Lisa Bastien

red The First State of the Union Address
Grade 8 - Dona Stratton

red Federalist 51
Grades 9-12 - Douglas Craig

red Flags of the American Revolution
Grades 9-12 - Chris Brooks

red Franklin's Speech at the Constitutional Convention
Grade 8 - Christine Brooks
Franklin's Speech to the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787

red Forming a New Government
Grades 9-12 - Marisa Haralson

red From Dissent to Union
Grade 10 - Russell Hart

red George Washington and his Rules for Civility and Decent Behaviour
Grade 8 - Maureen Festi
Timeline of George Washington
Rules of Civility with Transcriptions and Vocabulary
5 W's and H's Worksheet

red George Washington and the Whiskey Rebellion
Grade 11 - Cynthia Petrie

blue Historical Fiction Writing
Grades 9-12 - Sean Gilligan

blue Historical Map Investigations - General Rochambeau's Atlas
Grade 7 - Cyndee McManaman

red The Horse America Throwing His Master
Grade 9 - Chris Brooks

red Interpreting Foundation Documents of the American Republic
Grades 10-11 - Joseph Lewerk
Articles of Confederation
Declaration of Independence
Northwest Ordinance page 1
Northwest Ordinance page 2

blue Interpreting the Declaration of Independence
Grade 7 - Cyndee McManaman

red John Locke's Second Treatise of Government and the Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Grades 9-12 - Spiro Mandes

blue Letters from Abigail Adams
Grade 8 - Elyse Poller

red Listen Children and You May Hear
Grade 5 - Virginia Viteri
Paul Revere's Ride
Sybil Ludington's Ride
Revere Ludington Worksheet
Commerative Artifact Worksheet
Exit Card

red Locke's Treatise on a Civil Government
Grade 11 - Craig Demars
Locke's T Chart

red Loyalist Blacks Relocation
Grade 11 - Jason McGarry

red Military Recruitment Over Time
Grade 8 - Kevin Grant

red Patriots, Traitors and Spies
Grade 5 - Virginia Viteri
Benedict Arnold Primary Sources and Timeline
Nathan Hale Primary Sources and Timeline
Patriots, Traitors and Spies Graphic Organizers and Rubric

blue Paul Revere's Ride
Grade 8 - Kevin Grant
Longfellow's Poem
Paul Revere's Letter

blue The Philosophical and Historical Foundations of the American Political System
Grade 10 - Joan Galenski

red Plainfield's Response to the Intolerable Acts
Grade 8 - Kevin Grant
Boston Port Act 1774
Circular Letter of the Boston Committee of Correspondence
Document Analysis Questions for Plainfield Town Meeting July 6
Larned History documents
Plainfield July 6 1774

red The Portrait of George Washington
Grade 11 - Shelley Manning

red Preamble and Bill of Rights
Grade 8 - Aimee Alsterda

red President Madison's Speech to Congress
Grades 9-12 - Peter Rodrigues

blue Remember the Ladies
Grade 11 - Betsy Kowal

red The Hartford Convention of 1814-Treason or Not
Grade 8 - Lorna Gallagher

red Revolutionary War Spy Methods
Grade 5 - Judith Perkins

blue The Road to the Revolution 1763-1775
Grade 6 - Carol Goulart

red Seeds of Revolution: A Visual Timeline
Grade 5 - Virginia Viteri

red A Small Town's Reaction to the Coercive/Intolerable Act
Coercive/Intolerable Acts Organizer
Oct. 31, 1774 Courant Article
Grade 5 and up - Maureen Festi

red The Slavery Question in Early America
Grade 8 - David Chassanoff

blue Socratic Seminar - The Declaration of Independence
Grade 5 - Maureen Festi

red Stafford’s Support During the Revolutionary War
Grade 5 - Maureen Festi
Student Graphic Organizer

red Statue Symbolism and the Declaration of Independence
Grade 8 - Kevin Grant

red Timothy Dwight and a Defense of the Federalist Status Quo in Ct
Grade 11 - Douglas Craig

red Two Views of the Boston Massacre
Grade 8 - Melissa Szych

red Tricking the Tallyman and the First U.S. Census
Grade 5 - Maureen Festi

blue Valley Forge
Grades 7-8 - Jim Crawford

red Valley Forge
Grade 5 - Judy Perkins
Valley Forge Images
Excerpt from Diary of Albigence Waldo
Valley Forge Question List

red The Wall of Separation
Grade 10 - Russell Hart

blue Women of the American Revolution
Grade 5 - Jessica Cooley

blue 2006-2009 Teaching American History
red 2009-2012 Teaching American History