Engage your students with primary sources in US History! This activity set includes a first hand witness account in the form of a letter about Martial Law imposed in the colonies. The purpose was to stop the rebelling colonists and free their slaves with hope that they would join the Loyalists in Virginia. The page also includes excerpts from the Proclamation to king George about the specifics of Martial Law.
This set comes with Common Core one page primary source document complete with a brief historical background, including and explanation and definition of Martial Law. The key overarching US History concept is displayed prominently at the top of the page.
This resource also includes 2 activity options for guided practice and homework: a primary source analysis Common Core question printable and a Common Core fill-able chart. In both options students support claims with evidence, determine the main idea, analyze perspective and relate the source medium to modern technology and history.
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