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Starting a Government from Scratch

Oktober 13th, 2017

At the time the Founders were shaping the future of a new country, John Adams suggested the President should be addressed as H“is Excellency“ Happily, others recognized that such a title was inappropriate. Though the proper form of address represents only a small detail, defining everything about the Presidency was central to the idea of … Starting a Government from Scratch weiterlesen

Escaping Slavery: Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Oktober 13th, 2017

When visiting the recommended website in this lesson, students learn about the Underground Railroad and „walk in the shoes“ of an escaping slave. Using the picture book Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, students create a problems/solutions/events chart to help them understand the relationships between Clara’s problems and how she solves them. Similar to Clara’s … Escaping Slavery: Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt weiterlesen