Early American Wars Comparison Activity Walking Tour Revolution Civil War 1812

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6th - 12th, Homeschool
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  1. Introduce content, engage students, and review with these great interactive lesson resources for early American History. Take students on Walking Tours (Gallery Walks), lead them through Archeology Digs, or just set up Centers for students to explore and investigate.These lesson resources are perfec
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Compare the American Wars between the Revolutionary War and the American Civil War.

This Walking Tour or Gallery Walk activity allows students to visit centers in order to gather information in the comparison of the 4 Early American Wars.

Content Topics Covered

Things Soldiers Wore

Things Soldiers Carried (Weapons)

Things Soldiers Saw (Terrain/Weather)

Things Soldiers Said (Quotes)

Things Soldiers Fought For

Things Soldiers Experienced (Misc)

Wars Covered

American Revolution

War of 1812

Mexican-American War

American Civil War

About this Resource

Items can be printed on card stock, laminated, and can be placed in containers for students to draw out and add to their handout as they visit each location.

Student handout and Soldier "Things They..." cards included as well as maps for each location and review questions from the individual wars. Full color pictures!

Review presentation is also included to assist in beginning and going over the activity for correct information.

Includes all needed materials.

Would work well as a year end review or as a Test Prep (including as a quick review tool for APUSH).

Due to variation in student answers on wrap-up questions, no key provided.

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Total Pages
40 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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