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Caroline, War Comes to Mount Vernon

Video Overview
Caroline, an enslaved house worker, discusses her grave concerns about how the war might affect the General and Mrs. Washington, and consequently her own family. >
Extension Activities

Mount Vernon and the Revolutionary War
http://www.mountvernon.org/meet-george-washington/biography-and-influence/revolutionary-war

Alabama Course of Study

Social Studies

Grade 5
7.) Identify events leading to the American Revolution, including the French and Indian War, the Stamp Act, the Intolerable Acts, the Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party.
8a.) Describe the social and political impact of the Declaration of Independence.

Grade 10
3.) Trace the chronology of events leading to the American Revolution.

Character Education
Grades K-12


2.) Patriotism

10.) Self-control

24.) Loyalty

25.) Perseverance

 

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

U. S. History

Grades 5-12
3.) ERA 3: REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION (1754-1820s)
•Understands the causes of the American Revolution, the ideas and interests involved in forging the revolutionary movement, and the reasons for the American victory
•Understands the impact of the American Revolution on politics, economy, and society

7.) ERA 7: AN AGE OF REVOLUTIONS, 1750-1914
The students in grades 5-12 should understand ???????

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  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting