George Washington's Spies and the American Revolution
How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War. #academic
US Grade 5 - 8
From Amazon.com description of the book, (Allen, Thomas B., and Cheryl Harness. George Washington: Spymaster. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2007.) "As 1775 dawns, and Washington finds himself in serious trouble. At war with Britain, the world's most powerful empire, his ragtag army possesses only a few muskets, some cannons, and no money. The Americans' only hope is to wage an invisible war—a war of spies, intelligence networks, and deception." This led to the formation of...
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.
Not applicable in this case
Homework OfferedThe 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.
0 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedThis 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.
4 files available upon enrollmentThere 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.
Some mature content is generated by this topic, but it will be appropriate for 10 to 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/
Meet the teacher
Homeschoolers welcome! I offer interactive and fun social studies and history classes for learners from 8 to 18. Most of my classes are based on a high-quality Young Adult history book. Before Outschool, I taught U.S. History and Culture at...
$42for 2 classes
2x per week, 1 week
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Completed by 34 learners
Live video meetings
2-6 learners per class
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