A Revolutionary Tale of Two Tea Parties: Boston and Edenton
In this one time class, we will explore American history as we look at one of the first public political acts organized by women in the US, the Edenton Tea Party, in Edenton, North Carolina, comparing it to the better known Boston Tea Party
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Learners will explore events surrounding The Edenton Tea Party, the 1774 resolution signed by 51 local North Carolina women, pledging to boycott English tea and cloth. Through a slide presentation, students will compare this action to the better known Boston Tea Party. After viewing news stories and public reactions to both "tea parties", we will discuss how each matter was viewed by the press. Learners will examine the Tea Act of 1773, which sparked these two events. Using a worksheet I will...
Students will sharpen their skills of evaluating sources, looking at points of view, understanding historical significance and making comparisons as we learn about the Edenton Tea Party and the Boston Tea Party.
I have a degree in secondary social studies education, and 14 years of classroom teaching experience, both in public schools and homeschool enrichment classes.
Students will need something to write with. A one-page worksheet will be available to download before class begins.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
128 total reviews
159 completed classes
My lifelong love of history and my passion for encouraging young people has translated into an excitement for teaching history and geography to learners of all ages. My degree from the University of North Carolina in secondary social studies...