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Primary vs. Secondary Homework Assignment

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Directions: For each number, determine which sources are primary and which are secondary. Explain your answer. 1) A. Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Vice President John Adams transmitting a petition from the Society for the Abolition of Slavery and an … Continue reading

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Sources about the Middle Colonies

This is part of a series of posts created for the 6th grade history class at the Morristown-Beard School. Go back to Sources about Southern Colonies. Here are some resources about the Middle Colonies: General Information from the Independence Hall … Continue reading

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Sources About Southern Colonies

This is part of a series of posts created for the 6th grade history class at the Morristown-Beard School. Go on to Sources About the Middle Colonies. Go back to Writing a Research Paper. These are some resources about the … Continue reading

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Writing a Research Paper

This is part of a series of posts created for the 6th grade history class at the Morristown-Beard School. Go back to How to Evaluate Internet Resources. Go on to Sources About Southern Colonies There are a lot of things … Continue reading

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How to evaluate Internet resources

This is part of a series of posts created for the 6th grade history class at the Morristown-Beard School. Go on to Writing a Research Paper. You’re about to start a research assignment on the 13 Colonies. You’re probably going … Continue reading

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YouTube Channels for Teaching History

It’s hard to believe that my car is older than YouTube. I think YouTube is one of those Internet resources that has completely changed the way we go about our lives and view information. There are several YouTube channels that … Continue reading

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Resources for Studying Congress

There are many wonderful resources for studying the US congressional history and the legislative process. Here are some I’ve compiled: National Archives The National Archives like to utilize their Charters of Freedom collection, which includes the Declaration of Independence, the … Continue reading

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