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Fort McHenry National Monument - Eleven lesson plans about Fort McHenrys significance in the War of 1812. Students learn about Baltimore, fort building, African-American soldiers, the Great Garrison flag, and the Star Spangled Banner. Printable handouts are provided source
The War of 1812 - A collection of activity ideas and lesson plans for teaching about the war of 1812. Students create a play about President James Madison, and analyze the meaning of the Star Spangled Banner source
Tippecanoe and the Internet Too! - A collection of resources for teaching about the Battle of Tippecanoe. Access primary source documents, the battlefield museum, and a coloring book source
Turning Point in History: The War of 1812 - An instructional unit that asks students to research a battle or event that took place during the War of 1812. Students work cooperatively to create broadsides and magazine articles source
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