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Primary Source: De Bry’s “A weroan or great Lorde of Virginia”

Primary Source Image Citation “A weroan or great Lorde of Virginia,” engraving by Theodor de Bry after a watercolor of John White, 1577-1590. From A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS84.11.02. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c, US1.5a Meets National Standards of Learning for Socia

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Virginia and the Ratification of the Constitution

LESSON PLAN Grade Level High School Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: Virginia and US History; Civics and Economics; Virginia and US Government Standards of Learning: VUS.5a; VUS.5c; CE.2a; CE.2b; GOVT.2f; GOVT.4a Using Information Sources; Questioning and Critical Thinking Skills; Demonstrating Comprehension; Exercising Civic Responsibility; Comparing and Contrasting

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What Happened at the Boston Massacre?

[caption id="attachment_37373" align="alignleft" width="307"] “The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King-Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a Party of the 29th Regt.” Paul Revere, 1770. Courtesy of Yale University Art Gallery.[/caption] The image to the left is probably the most famous image of the Boston Massacre. It was engraved by Paul Revere about two weeks after the Boston Massacre happened.

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How Did Women’s Fight for Freedom Impact the Law in Early America?

LESSON PLAN Grade Level Upper Elementary; Middle; High School Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: Virginia Studies; US History 1; Virginia and US History Standards of Learning: VS.4a; US1.5b; US1.5d; VUS.2b; VUS.3c Using Information Sources; Organizing Information; Questioning and Critical Thinking Skills; Comparing and Contrasting; Determining Cause and Effect; Making

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How Did Colonial Women Demonstrate Their Patriotism?

  LESSON PLAN Grade Level Elementary; Middle; High School Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: Virginia Studies; U.S. History 1; Virginia and US Government VUS.2; VUS.3; GOVT.2.d; GOVT.3 Using Information Sources; Organizing Information; Questioning and Critical Thinking Skills; Comparing and Contrasting; Determining Cause and Effect; Making Connections; Exercis

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Agents of Change

Teaching American Elections LESSON PLAN Grade Level 9-12 Standards and Skills Standards of Learning: VUS.5; GOVT.9; GOVT.5; GOVT.16 Synthesizing Evidence; Comparing and Contrasting; Identifying the Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship; Evaluating Critically the Quality, Accuracy and Validity of Information to Determine Misconceptions, Fact and Opinion, and Bias; Taking Knowledgeabl

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Quadricentennial Minutes – Religion

This series of minute-long videos describes the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown in 1607.

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Quadricentennial Minutes – Profit Motive

This series of minute-long videos describes the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown in 1607.

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Quadricentennial Minutes – John Smith

This series of minute-long videos describes the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown in 1607.

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Quadricentennial Minutes – Representative Government

This series of minute-long videos describes the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown in 1607.

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