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21 resources with the concept the british colonies

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Colonial North America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an...
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Colonial Tea Parties

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewMost people know of the Boston Tea Party, but it was only one of similar protests throughout the colonies. Using a case study from Maryland, learners explore primary sources, including images and newspaper accounts of similar tea...
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Geography Now! Jamaica

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Jamaica is iconic, thanks to Bob Marley and its gorgeous beaches. A video resource uncovers some of its lesser-known natural treasures, such as the Blue Lagoon, as well as its colonial history. Learners also discuss the importance...
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Join, or Die: Reenacting the Albany Conference

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Albany Congress was one of the first attempts at colonial unity. While it was an effort against the French during the French and Indian War, it was one of the events leading up to the American Revolution. Scholars consider the...
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Franklin’s Philadelphia: Another Point of View

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
While Benjamin Franklin enjoyed fame and success in colonial Philadelphia, that was not the experience of all coming to the British colonies. Young scholars trace the life of an indentured servant using a scholarly biography and reading...
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2015 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do preservationists and conservationists differ? How did the Founding Fathers come to understand the American Revolution? Learners explore the queries and more using authentic College Board materials to prep for upcoming exams. 
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2016 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The British and Spanish both had footholds in the New World, yet they had different approaches. Scholars explore the dynamics, along with the reasons behind immigration to the United States and business practices of the Gilded Age in a...
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The Seven Years War

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Colonial America brought two nations to war: the British and the French. Scholars research just what caused this conflict to take place, while looking into the long-term ramifications in the American colonies, with an informative and...
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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England Explained

For Students 6th - 12th
Explore the differences between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England with a video that offers an in-depth look into each region and answers common questions about the surrounding countries. The video includes facts, engaging...
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Colonial America and The American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How did the founding of the American colonies lead to a revolution? Use the essential question and sample activities to guide learners through a series of history lessons. Additionally, the packet includes effective strategies to...
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The History of Hindu India

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of...
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This Land is Whose Land?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewWhose land is it, anyway? Young scholars debate the question using primary sources from a case where Maryland indigenous people petitioned for land rights after they lost their original tribal lands. An included chart helps organize...
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Self-Rule for British Colonies

For Students 7th - 10th
In this cause and effect instructional activity, students read noted textbook pages about British colonies. Students then complete a graphic organizer that requires them to note the causes and effects of the listed actions in colonies...
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The "New" European Imperialism

For Students 9th - 12th
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history activity. Learners answer 20 questions regarding the new European Imperialism using drop-down menus to select their answers for each question. They can...
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We the People Level 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. In this Constitution lesson plan, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century....
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Your Area, Their Area

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Your Area, Their Area worksheet, students locate and identify an area on a map, then write short answers to factors about it. They then create a poster with materials provided.
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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore daily life and its influences in the late 1700s for two families in different colonies- Delaware and Massachusetts by becoming historical detectives. After gathering information from artifacts to make inferences about...
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The New Imperialism (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, learners answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding British imperialism. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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European Colonialism in Africa (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, high schoolers answer 11 multiple choice questions regarding colonialism in Africa. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Self-Rule for British Colonies

For Students 6th - 8th
In this colonialism activity, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the gradual development of self-rule in Britain's colonies.
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Jamestown Colony

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore cooperation between British settlers and Native Americans in the Jamestown Colony. They describe how the colonists and Powhatan Indians depended on the environment for their survival. Students write a report on the...