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George Washington's Spies and the American Revolution

How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War
Mr. Marshall M.A.
74 total reviews for this teacher
12 reviews for this class
Completed by 28 learners
Class
55 minutes
per class
Twice per week
over 1 week
10-15
year olds
3-6
learners per class
per learner - per class

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This class is taught in English.
The course will unpack the youth history book, "George Washington Spymaster," and give an overview of the American Revolution, and especially George Washington's contribution to American victory. 
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The first less will be based on by Thomas B. Allen's, George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War Paperback – January 9, 2007

Used hardbound copies of this book start at around two dollars on Amazon.  It is best to purchase or borrow this book and view it before class. If that's not possible, and overview videos of Washington's spies and the American Revolution would be good preparation. 

 3 files available upon enrollment
There is no homework, and no preparation is required to take this class. It is recommended for the student to read a book about this topic before, after or during the class to enhance their knowledge of the subject. Students tend to have more fun if they know some of the answers to my questions during the class meeting. I will recommend three titles about George Washington and his spies, but I used Thomas B. Allen's book, George Washington: Spymaster, as a course outline.
This course will prepare students for high school and college classes, but it is mostly enrichment, and does not collect assignments or offer grades. Their will be at two quizzes intended to reinforce what is learned generally given via Kahoot.it. 
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Some mature content is generated by this topic, but it will be appropriate for 11-15-year-olds
Allen, Thomas B., and Cheryl Harness. George Washington: Spymaster. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2007

How George Washington Used Spies to Win the American Revolution
https://www.history.com/news/george-washington-general-espionage-culper-spy-ring

American Spies of the Revolution
https://www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/the-revolutionary-war/spying-and-espionage/american-spies-of-the-revolution/

Teacher

Mr. Marshall M.A.
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
History Buff
74 total reviews
126 completed classes

About Me

Before joining Outschool, I taught a U.S. History and Culture Overview to High School Students visiting from China at UCLA. Before that I taught U.S. History at Marymount California University for three years.
 
I studied history at Pepperdine... 
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