Creation of a Nation From conception to birth or Isn't There an Easier Way?
An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, thematic 8th Grade Unit on the American Revolutionary Period The need to enculturate today's youth for the continuance of democracy in the future is imperative. In order to promote this end, they need to understand America's background. Indeed, their heritage helps to define who they are. If students are to value the greatness of this nation, they need to comprehend where it has come from. This interdisciplinary, integrated unit is designed to give students a basic understanding of the birth of this nation's and the sacrifices made and trails faced by its founders. it will also be beneficial for non-native students to understand the American Revolutionary period of history as they are assimilated into a new culture.