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The Boston Tea Party
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the Boston Tea Party. Digital ...

This collection uses primary sources to explore the Boston Tea Party. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

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U.S. History
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Primary Source
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Digital Public Library of America
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Primary Source Sets
Author:
Samantha Gibson
Boycotting Baubles of Britain
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This lesson looks at the changes in British policies and the colonists’ ...

This lesson looks at the changes in British policies and the colonists’ resistance through the topic of tea, clothing, and other British goods. Students analyze and interpret key historical artifacts as well as visual and textual sources that shed light on how commodities such as tea became important symbols of personal and political identity during the years leading up to the formal Declaration of Independence in 1776.

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History
Social Science
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Assessments
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EDSITEment
Author:
David Jaffe CUNY
Mikal Muharrar New York Historical Society
Pennee Bender American Social History Project CUNY
Causes of the American Revolution
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This kit provides teachers and other educators with the materials and guidance ...

This kit provides teachers and other educators with the materials and guidance to help fourth grade students understand the reasons that the British colonists elected to declare their independence from King George III between the years 1763-1776. As a part of these lessons students will be encouraged to consider the intent and impact of media documents from a variety of points of view including those of the colonists, King George, patriots, loyalists, slaves and Native Americans.

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Arts and Humanities
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U.S. History
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Primary Source
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Ithaca College
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Project Look Sharp
Author:
Amy Eckley
Andrea Volckmar
Chris Sperry
Karen Griffin
Lynn VanDeWeert
Rachel Coates
Sox Sperry
Whitney Bong
Making the Revolution, America 1763-1791: Primary Sources
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The National Humanities center presents reading guides with primary source materials for ...

The National Humanities center presents reading guides with primary source materials for the study of America in 1763-1791: The Making the Revolution. Primary source materials include letters, diaries, journals, poems, paintings, maps, pamphlets, sermons, petitions, broadsides, cartoons, and more. Resources are divided into the topics: Crisis, Rebellion, War, Independence, and Constitution.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
Ethnic Studies
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Images and Illustrations
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National Humanities Center
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America In Class
Riots, Strikes, and Conspiracies in American History, Fall 2010
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This course uses readings and discussions to focus on a series of ...

This course uses readings and discussions to focus on a series of short-term events that shed light on American politics, culture, and social organization. It emphasizes finding ways to make sense of these complicated, highly traumatic events, and on using them to understand larger processes of change in American history. The class also gives students experience with primary documentation research through a term paper assignment.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Homework and Assignments
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Fogelson, Robert
Maier, Pauline
Road to Revolution: 1763-1776
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the events that led up ...

This collection uses primary sources to explore the events that led up to the American Revolutionary War. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

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U.S. History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
James Walsh