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Standard 4-3

4-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the conflict between the American colonies and England.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Clashes and Battles and Wars...OH MY!
Clashes and Battles and Wars...OH MY!

Lesson

This lesson helps students understand the nature of battles in the Revolutionary War, and that all colonists were not on the side of the "new country" separating from the British crown. Some colonists...

Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko | Ninety Six
Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko | Ninety Six

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Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko was a Polish–Lithuanian military engineer and a military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and the United States. During the Siege of Ninety...
The British "Star Fort" | Ninety Six
The British "Star Fort" | Ninety Six

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The British fort, or "redoubt" at Ninety Six was nick-named "The Star Fort," due to the shape of the stronghold. The "star fort" provided an effective defensive position, built adjacent to the town of...
General Nathanael Greene | Ninety Six
General Nathanael Greene | Ninety Six

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Even though General Nathaniel Greene's army suffered a defeat at the hands of General Cornwallis at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, Greene's army was largely still intact. Cornwallis moved his army...
The Fife And Drum | Guilford Courthouse
The Fife And Drum | Guilford Courthouse

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The fife and drum played a crucial role during the American Revolution. They were used as tools for commanders to communicate with their troops. Fifes and drums were much easier to use for relaying...
A Day in the Life of a Revolutionary Soldier
A Day in the Life of a Revolutionary Soldier

Lesson

Students will write a journal entry as if they were a soldier in the Revolutionary War. Students should discuss the importance of the soldier’s equipment in relationship to daily life.

General Nathanael Greene | Guilford Courthouse
General Nathanael Greene | Guilford Courthouse

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In the fall of 1780, George Washington appointed General Nathanael Greene to command the Continental army in the South. Following the victory at the Battle of Cowpens, Lt. General Charles Earl...
Wake Up King George!
Wake Up King George!

Lesson

Wake Up King George! examines the Stamp Act and other various acts of British Parliament following the French and Indian War, addressing the acts and ensuing colonial responses. Wake Up King George...