"An Expression of the American Mind": Understanding the Declaration of Independence


Subject:
United States History , Documents

Description:
This 2-part lesson plan (grades 9-12) covers the structure of the Declaration of Independence ("introduction, main political/philosophical ideas, grievances, assertion of sovereignty") and the ideological and political origins of the ideas in the Declaration. Includes background for teachers, suggested activities, and links to additional material. From EDSITEment, a joint project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and other organizations.

Publisher:
EDSITEment

Language:
English

Source:
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=723


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