U.S. History
Use a hands-on approach to history with these exercises that put your students in the midst of historical events, then get them to think about what they would have done in similar circumstances.


Activities

Freedom: It's Your Revolution

From our vantage point, the American Revolution seems an inevitable outcome. But how did Thomas Jefferson and the founding fathers view their situation in 1773? Attend a secret meeting to find out.

Hands-On Activism

Who makes a difference? Have the class cite examples of people who make a difference, then determine what qualities those people have that make them leaders.

Shared Symbols

In every culture, there are symbols and values that bind people together. Work with students to identify common characteristics among these values and symbols that cut across cultures.


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