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44 resources with the concept john adams

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Colonial America and Revolution

For Teachers 8th Standards
The first series of lessons in this unit module examines George Washington's contributions to the Revolutionary War and as the first president of the United States. Scholars also consider Washington as a slaveholder and discuss attitudes...
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American Presidents: John Adams

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The first president to live in the White House, John Adams was not particularly popular. He took a lot of flack from his supporters when he refused to go to war with France. Although he could be responsible for the western United States,...
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John Adams - God Save The American States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A moving video which portrays a famous speech by John Adams to his colleagues at the Constitutional Convention, and a public reading of the Declaration of Independence will captivate viewers. The actors are dressed in period clothing and...
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Consequences of the Sedition Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research and discuss the consequences of the Sedition Act. They illustrate the difficulty of balancing security needs and personal freedom using an example from John Adams's presidency.
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Why is John Adams Standing on Thomas Jefferson's Foot?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewWas it a bromance, or were they frenemies? Young historians use a controversial portrait and letters between Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and others to evaluate the relationship between the two Founding Fathers. Examining the primary...
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The Revolutionary Times as Seen Through the Eyes of Women

For Teachers 8th Standards
The role of women before and during the American Revolution changed dramatically. To gain an understanding of these changes, middle schoolers analyze primary source documents, including letters from women that supported the patriot cause...
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First Amendment Speech and Press Part I

For Students 7th - 12th
The First Amendment does not always protect free speech. An informative video focuses on how the government has interpreted free speech over the years and efforts like the Sedition Act to limit free speech. Academics learn how our...
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The Troubled Elections of 1796 and 1800

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Congress does more than create new laws. Political scientists delve into the elections of 1796 and 1800 to understand how political parties, the Electoral College, and personal agendas affected the election process. The resource also...
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Independence Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
How do your students celebrate Independence Day? Watch a short video about how the Founding Fathers designated the Fourth of July as an annual way to commemorate their newfound freedom.
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Events leading to the American Revolution

For Teachers 5th Standards
The Stamp Act, Paul Revere's ride, and the Boston Tea Party pushed American colonists to the tipping point that led to the American Revolution. Fifth graders research the key figures of the war, study the Declaration of Independence, and...
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The Declaration of Independence: Its Legacy and Ideas in Today’s World

For Teachers 8th Standards
How is it possible that such an old document still triggers modern discussions? Teach scholars why the Declaration of Independence is still so important today using an informative resource. They watch various educational videos, work in...
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The Election of 1800

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The election of 1800 provides an opportunity for class members to develop campaign materials for John Adams of the Federalist Party or Thomas Jefferson of the Democratic Republican party. Groups read a brief background article on the...
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Words and Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
One person can make a difference. Class members examine the writings of George Washington, John and Abigail Adams and Phillis Wheatly to discover the influence these individuals had on others during the American Revolution.
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Multiple Perspectives: Primary Source Activity

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Use primary sources to delve into seven different perspectives of the Boston Massacre. Here, historians read and examine images taken from the Boston Massacre's witnesses and participants. Then, they answer questions dissecting each...
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The Greatest President

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Who is the greatest US president? George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? FDR? Find out the opinions of your young historians with this cross-curricular writing prompt that engages them in researching the accomplishments of these influential...
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Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...
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John Quincy Adams- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
From his extensive experience working with his father and founding father of the United States, John Adams, to an expertise in foreign policy and abolitionist work on the Amistad case, introduce your young historians to the rich...
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An American Founder

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Create a study of John Adams and his wife Abigail. Small groups examine and analyze an image of John Adams and complete various questions and activities based on the image before reading and discussing background information about him....
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Money - A Brief History Of The American Dollar - Part 1 of 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is a dollar? Trace the dollar through US history. First it started as a silver or gold piece, then it became a promissory note, and eventually it became the bill we know today. Pink Floyd's "Money" plays quietly in the background...
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American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Introduce learners to the key players of the American Revolution. Each slide provides biographical information on the following people: John Adams, Samuel Adams, Crispus Attucks, King George III, Lord Cornwallis, Thomas Paine, Polly...
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History Review Game: Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
If you need nine questions regarding the US Constitution and the Bill of RIghts, look no further. Here is a history review game great for learners in the 6th through 8th grades. 
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Creating the Constitution

For Students 8th - 11th
Useful as a review assignment or as a quiz, these ten questions on the U.S. Constitution address its creation. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Ben Franklin are the main topics of the questions, as well as The Three-Fifths Compromise.
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The Revolutionary War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
March your students off to war with this presentation, which provides details to the American Revolution such as important figures (Jefferson, Franklin, Henry), facts about the Declaration of Independence, and definitions of key terms. A...
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1792 Election Results

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The beginning of American politics and elections is found in these slides, which detail the 1792, 1796, 1800 elections of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson (respectively). Plan on including your own discussion points and details in this...