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Showing Grade 8, Unit 1b, Declaration of Independence and Natural Law
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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

Federalist Papers

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1776-1800/federalist/fedxx.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Open each Federalist essay by number to access the text. The indexed list includes the topic of the paper and the writer. Useful for AB3086. Standards 8.1.3, 8.2.4, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and Government 12.1.4, 12.1.5

Comments: This is a very useful site for implementing AB3086

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1208

John Locke

http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/lock.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: As the key philosopher of the Enlightenment and the American Constitution it is important that the ideas of John Locke are understood. Here is a clear explanation linked to sections of his writings that further expand on his ideas. Standard 7.11.5, 8.2.4, 10.2.1, 11.1.2, and 12.1.1

Comments: This Philosophy Pages site has clear writing designed for students.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1834

Magna Carta and Its American Legacy

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/magna_carta/legacy.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a fairly long but clearly written explanation of the history and impact of the Magna Carta on the U.S. Constitution. Standards 8.2.1, 10.2.2, and 11.1.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2037

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

Patrick Henry

http://www.redhill.org/biography.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This brief biography of Patrick Henry links to a tour of Red Hill, his family home. Standards 5.6.1, 5.6.2, and 8.2.2.

Comments: Developed by Virginia Dept of Education

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2415

Tom Paine's Revolution

http://www.self-gov.org/freeman/8904phil.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This article by J. Brian Phillips reminds Americans of how much we owe Thomas Paine for our freedom. His book Common Sense had an unprecedented influence on the minds of the American people to convince them to fight for their independence. Standards 8.1.3, 10.2.1, 11.1.2, and 12.8.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3179

United States Founding Documents

http://www.law.emory.edu/erd/docs/usconst.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a searchable index of information ideal for cross-referencing constitutional topics and Founding Documents. Standards 8.2.1, 8.2.2,and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Will save students time on cross-referencing.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3301

Biography of Thomas Paine

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/tpaine/paine.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This brief biography of Thomas Paine provides historical context for his famous pamphlet Common Sense. Standards 8.1.2 and 11.1.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 397

English Bill of Rights, 1689

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/england.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is the full text of the English Bill of Rights which limited the power of the British king as a result of the Glorious Revolution. American colonists believed these rights were also theirs. Standards 5.5.1, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1099

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Showing Grade 8, Unit 1b, Declaration of Independence and Natural Law
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