American Revolution Jackdaw

American Revolution Jackdaw

# 044661

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Item #: 044661
ISBN: 9781566960960
Grades: 8-12

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The hands-on history in this Jackdaw takes your students from the Boston Tea Party to Bunker Hill and the struggle to field and fund our army. Hands-on documents include a handbill persuading British soldiers to desert, a proclamation by King George III ordering his subjects to fast, a 1783 issue of the South Carolina Gazette, early American home-made money, and a fund raising lottery ticket. Historian: David Johnson. The contents of this Jackdaw feature:


  • Tea, Tax and Trouble
  • Gentleman Johnny
  • The Old Fox
  • The World Turned Upside Down
  • The Big Country

Historical Documents

  • Letter from colonist to East India Co., London, about the Boston Tea Party.
  • Plan of Boston and Bunker Hill, scene of the first battles.
  • Proclamation by George III ordering his subjects to fast.
  • Original Declaration of Independence with notes.
  • Declaration of Independence, drawn by Congress in 1776.
  • Resolve of Congress giving Washington power to raise forces and make people accept American paper money.
  • Lieutenant Digbys Journal pages from a young officer.
  • Letter from General Heath to General Burgoyne about the behavior of British soldiers in captivity.
  • Letter from General Washington to Governor Clinton.
  • An issue of the South Carolina Gazette, published in 1783.
  • Commission posting Benjamin Hopkins as an officer to a regiment commanded by Seth Warner.
  • Early American paper money.
  • Lottery ticket printed to help raise money for the war.
  • American handbill to persuade British soldiers to desert.
  • Order of Battle drawn by George Washington, 1777.
  • Capt. Cooleys note authorizing provisions for scouts.
  • Reconnaissance order giving instructions for a mission.
  • Map of the battlefields of the American Revolution.
  • Study Guide / Lesson Plan Reproducible Activities
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David Johnson
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0.8 (lbs.)
8.88" x 13.88" x 0.25"
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