This bundle includes four short primary source documents each with text dependent questions. These primary sources documents are a great way to start or complement an activity related to early U.S. history.
Primary Source Documents:
-Mayflower Compact (1620)
-Advertisement for Two Run-Away Indentured Servants (24 July 1769)
-Mary Dyer (1659)
Letter from Mary Dyer to the Massachusetts General Court appealing to them to stop persecuting the Quakers.
-Lament of Elizabeth Sprigs (22 September 1756)
The life of an indentured servant
Common Core Standards
-CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.
-CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.