Let them struggle with it a bit and remind them of strategies for understanding new vocabulary such as context clues and word structure.
Complete the above procedures with the second quotation 74 words from Alexander Hamilton. Any reasonable, justifiable selection is acceptable. Curse not the inhabitants of those regions, and of the United States in general, with a permission to introduce bondage [slavery].
Indeed, by insisting that slavery was a matter of state rather than federal jurisdiction, the Founding Fathers implicitly removed the slavery question from the national agenda. By this time more students will be able to work independently in their groups.
Jot down any additional questions that may require further study. Benjamin Franklin states in the first quotation, "the ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice and oppression of another.
It is likely that groups will have chosen different words. Jefferson thus acknowledged that slavery violated the natural rights of the enslaved, while at the same time he absolved Americans of any responsibility for owning slaves themselves.
Afterward, students will restate the meaning of the text using their own words. In recent years the Founder whose reputation has been tossed most dramatically across this swoonish arc is Thomas Jeffersonsimultaneously the author of the most lyrical rendition of the American promise to the world and the most explicit assertion of the supposed biological inferiority of African Americans.
Inthe year the British surrendered control of the eastern third of North America in the Peace of Paristhere were approximatelyAmerican Indians living between the Alleghenies and the Mississippi.
Next, the students will rewrite the summary using their own words. Politicians, news media, college professors and leftists of other stripes are selling us lies and propaganda.
Give each student a copy of the handout with selected quotations from Hamilton and project them for the class to see. The number of words in the passage determines the number of Key Words, roughly five Key Words per one hundred words in the text.
What, in the end, did the Founding Fathers manage to do. Allen had been a slave in Pennsylvania but was freed after he converted his master to Christianity. The explanations Meanwhile, the more mythical rendition of the Founders, which continues to dominate public opinion outside the groves of academe, presumes that their achievements dwarf their failures so completely that the only question worth asking is: You know what your students need.
In what became the capstone correspondence of the Revolutionary generation, Adams and Jefferson both went to their Maker on July 4,arguing quite poignantly about their incompatible versions of the Revolutionary legacy.
These units were developed to enable students to understand, summarize, and analyze original texts of historical significance. Constitution, housed in the National Archives in Washington, D.
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