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Declaration of Independence

http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/decind.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 911

Declaration of Independence - 1776

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?page=document&doc=2

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Although the section of the Lee Resolution dealing with independence was not adopted until July 2, 1776, on June 10th the Continental Congress appointed a committee of five to draft a statement of independence for the colonies. The committee included Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Robert R. Livingston, and Roger Sherman, with the actual writing delegated to Jefferson. Here is what they wrote. Here is an introduction, a transcript, and a printable version in handwriting of the Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.3, 8.1.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.1 and 12.1.3

Comments: A high bandwidth connection is necessary to download the facsimile copy. This document is part of the Our Documents Project and a graduation requirement in California.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 904

Declaration of Independence Archive

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/declaration.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 906

Declaration of Independence, 1776

http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/freedom/doi/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 907

Declaration of Independence, 1776

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/bdsds/bdsdhome.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 908

Fighting for a Continent: Newspaper Coverage of the English and French War

http://earlyamerica.com/review/spring97/newspapers.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Newspapers during the 1750's were no different from now. The French and Indian War was their great running story. After an introductory section, this site excerpts stories from the newspapers of this era. See the "Join or Die" political cartoon created by Benjamin Franklin. Standards 5.3.3 and 5.5.1

Comments: The reading level is high for most students but the primary material may be excerpted for class use.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1220

Fourth of July Celebrations Database

http://www.american.edu/heintze/fourth.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site brings together in one source selected examples of Fourth of July celebrations that have occurred throughout our nation's history from 1776 to 2003. The goal is to capture a slice of the American cultural tradition--its pageantry, spectacle, music, and symbol--in the hopes that an examination of these events will add to our understanding of the American character and heritage. Standard 5.5.3

Comments: This database was developed byJames Heintze, Librarian at American University, Washington, D.C. The content is great but the site is not very attractively designed.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1286

Franklin, Benjamin: Poor Richard (1733-57)

http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/loa/bfcont.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are samples from Benjamin Franklin's famous Poor Richard's Almanack with manyl of Franklin's tongue-in-cheek sayings. This site has excerpts from the almanac from 1733 through 1757. Standard 5.5.4

Comments: Be alert to Language Learners here. Though spelling is modern in all of the examples, the capitalization is very odd indeed.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1293

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

http://earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/bookmarks/henry/index.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Who was Patrick Henry? And why do we remember his words? Learn about it here. Standard 5.5.4

Comments: This is just at the right level of difficulty for most fifth graders.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1383

Papers of George Washington

http://gwpapers.virginia.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Get a taste of some of the writings of our first president ranging from the Revolutionary Series to his Farewell Address. Standards 5.5.4, 8.2.2, and11.1.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2408

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