Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807

Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Foreign Policy:
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807

Aim: What was President Jefferson's foreign policy? How did President Jefferson solve problems with Great Britain and France?

Included in this product:
• Cover Page
• Student-centered Do Now question using a reading passage and quotation from Stephen Decatur
• Barbary Pirates mock-newspaper article with scaffolding questions
• "Problems with Great Britain and France" reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer
• Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question
• Answer Key for Teachers

Students will analyze the close-reading passages to understand the causes and effects of the Embargo Act and the desire for Thomas Jefferson to keep the country isolated. Students will also decide what toll the failure of the Embargo Act took on the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, if any.

Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating arguments with evidence

Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for questions and graphic organizers}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies

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© Lauren Webb 2014 {a social studies life}
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45 Minutes

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Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807