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The  Amistad  Rebellion
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In July 1839, captive West Africans rebelled and took over the Spanish ... More

In July 1839, captive West Africans rebelled and took over the Spanish slaveship Amistad . They ordered the owners to Africa but, instead, the Amistad was taken on a meandering course, finally waylaid by a U.S. Navy brig. The Africans were charged with the murder of the captain and jailed in New Haven, Connecticut. Abolitionists came to their support; ex-President John Quincy Adams represented them in court. After a long legal battle, the Supreme Court freed the "mutineers" in 1841. The following year they returned to Africa. Less

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Teaching With Documents: Lesson Plans
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This section contains reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of ... More

This section contains reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teaching activities correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government and cross-curricular connections. Less

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National Archives and Records Administration
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Thomas Jefferson's Plan for the University of Virginia: Lessons from the Lawn
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This lesson plan focuses on Thomas Jefferson's belief about the role of ... More

This lesson plan focuses on Thomas Jefferson's belief about the role of education in a democratic society, and the relationship between learning and educational setting. The lesson could be used in U.S. history, social studies, and geography courses in units on Thomas Jefferson and his democratic principles or the history of education in America. Less

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Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP)
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.)310.1( tcejbus ngised enotspac eht dna )150.1 ,140.1 ,130.1( stcejbus ngised aera ... More

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