Monthly Archives: July 2017

A National Identity Evolves (Primary Source Image Analysis)

Primary Source Image Activity addressing the evolution of an American political identity. Click on link to download activity document: us history national identity image analysis Advertisements

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American Revolution: Civil Rights for Women? Primary Source Image Analysis

 “Keep Within Compass” 1785 Primary Source Analysis Activity evaluating the role of women during the Revolutionary War by examining magazine images from era. Click on the link below to download the primary source analysis activity document: us history womens rights … Continue reading

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Common Sense by Thomas Paine (Primary Source Activity)

“In the following pages I offer nothing more than simple facts, plain arguments, and common sense…The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth. ‘Tis not the affair of a city, a country, a province, or a kingdom, but … Continue reading

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Battle of Lexington and Concord Map Activity

The Battle of Lexington and Concord, “the shots heard around the world.” These shots by American patriots against British Redcoats were the first of the American Revolution. On April 18, 1775, British troops marched out of Boston on a mission … Continue reading

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Team Martinez Visits Carnton Plantation & McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee (2016

         Carnton Plantation is located in Franklin, Tennessee. The sprawling farm and its buildings played an important role during and immediately after the Battle of Franklin during the American Civil War.   Portrait of the Battle of Franklin John McGavock was 46 when … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tennessee (2016)

  What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits the Travellers Rest Plantation, Nashville, Tennessee (2016)

Travellers Rest Plantation     In 1799, the two story structure with four rooms was built by Judge John Overton (1766–1833). Overton was an advisor and close friend of Andrew Jackson, judge at the Superior Court of Tennessee and co-founder of Memphis, Tennessee. Overton originally named the … Continue reading

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