DocumentKeep your students engaged the entire time while watching this From the Sky - Charleston Harbor video with video questions.
Charleston Harbor Video Questions | From the Sky
Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko | Ninety Six
PhotoColonel 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
PhotoThe 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
PhotoEven 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
PhotoThe 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
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.
Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis | Guilford Courthouse
PhotoLieutenant General Charles Earl Cornwallis was appointed by General Henry Clinton to lead the Southern Campaign when Clinton returned to New York. Determined to destroy General Nathaniel Greene's army...
General Nathanael Greene | Guilford Courthouse
PhotoIn 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...
Ninety Six: End Game | The Southern Campaign
VideoNinety Six was a small frontier town near Greenwood, South Carolina—an essential part of the geography of British strongholds designed to seal off Charleston and the low country from French, Spanish...
Guilford Courthouse | The Southern Campaign
VideoThe Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781. This battle decided the outcome for the Carolinas because even though Cornwallis won, technically, he lost 25% of his force.