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The Declaration of Independence and Your Own Rights

http://www.teachervision.com/lesson-plans/lesson-1717.html

Description: Read the American Declaration of Independence and discuss the events that led to its writing. Identify the specific arguments for independence, for example, the king "called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures", the king "dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people." Then read the Declaration of Sentiments and discuss the forces that led Stanton to write it. How is this document similar to the Declaration of Independence? Why did these women feel their rights were being violated? Standards 5.5.3, 8.01.2 and 8.6.6

Author: Learning Network

Lesson ID: 1025

The Proper Gentleman: George Washington and "The Rules of Civility"

http://www.georgewashington.si.edu/kids/activity5.html

Description: Read and interpret a portion of the "Rules of Civility" and then describe the significance of these rules in Washington's time. Discuss how they might be significant in today's world and write rules of etiquette similar to the "Rules of Civility" that might be appropriate for today. Standard 5.5.4

Author: National Portrail Gallery

Lesson ID: 1065

Why Do We Remember Revere? Paul Revere's Ride in History and Literature

http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=393

Description: Most students, at one point or another in their schooling, are exposed to Longfellow's ballad, "Paul Revere's Ride." How accurate is it? Is it responsible for Revere's ride achieving such fame? Students think about the answers to these and other questions as they read primary and secondhand accounts of events during the American Revolution in this lesson by the National Endowment for Humanities. Standards 5.5.4 and 5.6.1

Author: EdSITEment, National Endowment for Humanities

Lesson ID: 1265

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