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Colonial Williamsburg Multimedia - Games & Interactive Features

Colonial Williamsburg Multimedia - Games & Interactive Features
What is Colonial Williamsburg?Close In Colonial Williamsburg's 301-acre Historic Area stand hundreds of restored, reconstructed, and historically furnished buildings. Costumed interpreters tell the stories of the men and women of the 18th-century city—black, white, and native American, slave, indentured, and free—and the challenges they faced. In this historic place, we help the future learn from the past. Related videos:

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Revolutionary War: Choosing Sides Global rating average: 0.0 out of 5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 These sites have information about the loyalists and patriots and their conflicting beliefs that led up to the Revolutionary War. Two interactive sites have students choose a side. There are several primary documents, plus information about General Cornwallis and King George III .

This Month in History: February - The Four Chaplains One of the more extraordinary acts of heroism during World War II occurred in the icy waters off Greenland after a U.S. Army transport ship was hit by a German torpedo and began to sink rapidly. When it became apparent there were not enough life jackets, four U.S. Army chaplains each removed theirs, handed them to frightened young soldiers, and chose to go down with the ship. In February 1943, the U.S. Quartering Act of 1774 *** Background Info on the Quartering Acts - The 1686 Mutiny ActThe Mutiny Act was passed just after the Glorious Revolution as was the 1689 English Bill of Rights. The Quartering Acts were extensions to the original 1686 Mutiny Act that, apart from dealing with mutiny in the British armed forces, also had clauses relating to standing armies and the billeting of British troops in barracks and public houses in the American colonies. The Quartering Acts were extensions of the original 1686 Mutiny Act. Read the 1774 Quartering Act text and words. Reasons for the Quartering Act of 1765 - Uncooperative ColonistsThe French Indian War (aka the Seven Years War 1754-1763)) was between France and Britain for possession of North America. During this time it is estimated that over 25,000 troops were sent from Britain to America.

Digital Classroom Welcome to one of the largest online collections of primary sources and historical periodicals about the women's suffrage movement. This learning module investigates how the suffragists embraced the First Amendment as a tool to help achieve their goal. From the early national conferences to the founding of publications dedicated to women's rights, suffragists exercised all five freedoms and pioneered new forms of dramatic protest. As you explore, you'll develop a deeper understanding of the women's suffrage movement that goes beyond the famous names and iconic images to reveal the roots of today's social and political movements. This site includes: There's more to see and do!

The Great Depression History holds many economic lessons. The Great Depression, in particular, is an event that provides the opportunity to teach and learn a great deal about economics—whether you’re studying the economic reasons that the Depression took place, the factors that helped it come to an end, or the impact on Americans who lived through it. This curriculum is designed to provide teachers with economic lessons that they can share with their students to help them understand this significant experience in U.S. history. Webrangers Activity: The Road to Revolution The Road To Revolution Related Links Minute Man National Historical Park Boston Salem Maritime Minute Man National Historical Park Valley Forge Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters The Four Chaplains U.S.A.T. Dorchester The U.S.A.T. Dorchester was an aging, luxury coastal liner that was no longer luxurious. In the nearly four years from December 7, 1941 to September 2, 1945 more than 16 million American men and women were called upon to defend human dignity and freedom on two fronts, in Europe and the Pacific. Moving so large a force to the battlefields was a monumental effort, and every available ship was being pressed into service. Some of these were converted into vessels of war, others to carrying critical supplies to the men and women in the field.

1751 Currency Act Home » Currency Act, Timeline of British Acts on America What was the Currency Act of 1751? The Currency Act of 1751 prohibited the issue of new bills of credit by New England colonies: Rhode Island, Massachusetts Bay, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

everybody makes mistakes so don't worry about it. by rcracer Jun 17

This is a remarkable historical website for social studies students grade 4-8th, just make sure to check out the 'Kid's' center for easier access. Here you'll find a variety of interactive educational activities and fun review games such as "Colonial Word Search" and "Name That Founding Father." by jlehman Jun 17

It Has GAMES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! by umsela7 Jan 10

This source helps me with my topic of mistakes. The philospher John Lockes believes all people are born good. Which is parralell to my opionion. That good people mess up and make mistakes. by maggiee2246 Apr 10

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