Engage your students in this historical simulation of a proposed peace conference that was to occur in 1813. Students join together in seven different delegations (each representing a unique perspective during the War of 1812) to seek to achieve a lasting peace. This well-researched lesson helps students evaluate the causes and aims of different groups from the War of 1812 as well as review key political and diplomatic tensions of the Early Republic.
Product includes teacher plan, student directions with rubric, delegation brainstorming guide, seven different detailed perspective guides for each group, peace proposal forms, and maps to reference. Directions are thorough in an effort to make this simulation ready-to-use.
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