American History Book-Making Activities

American History Book-Making Activities
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  1. A City on a HillMaking a Book about Puritan BostonAn activity combining process and content “Salem, where we landed, pleased us not,” wrote Thomas Dudley, describing the arrival of John Winthrop’s fleet of seventeen ships in June, 1630. Instead, the Puritans under the leadership of Governor John Win
  2. Making a Book about Washington D.C. During the Civil Waris an activity that combines process and content In 1861, Washington was a dusty, muddy city of a little over 50,000 inhabitants. Most Congressman and even the President fled the city at every opportunity. But when the Civil War began thousand
  3. This activity combines process and content allowing students to use the included thirty-two well-researched pages to create their own personal book about the colonial city of Philadelphia and its citizens as they struggled through the events of the American Revolution. Individual pages cover a vari
  4. “Millions of men are marching at once towards the same horizon: their language; their religion; their manners differ; their object is the same. Fortune has been promised to them somewhere in the West, and to the West they go to find it.” Alexis de Tocqueville Democracy in America. This activity com
  5. The Roaring 20s: Making a Book about Chicago is an activity that engages students in both process and content. Of all the large cities in the country in the 1920s, Chicago was the most open to doing something new. It was the first northern city that really embraced jazz, and it was the headquarters
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This bundle contains five book-making activities that combine process and content. Students use the more than thirty well researched pages included in each lesson to create their own individual books about Puritan Boston, Revolutionary War Philadelphia, St. Louis during Westward Expansion, Washington D.C. during the Civil War, and Chicago during the Roaring 20s. Note that New York during the Gilded Age is under production and will be available soon.

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