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Seventh Grade: New York & North America, 1408–1865
In every session of this series, students analyze and interpret objects, images, and documents in small groups to learn how women, native people, people of color, and other marginalized groups responded to and were affected by the major events of our nation’s early history.
At the series conclusion, students work together to create a timeline of the period they covered, demonstrating how diverse people experienced and shaped the first half of U.S. history.
- Session 1: New York’s First People
- Session 2: New Amsterdam
- Session 3: British New York
- Session 4: The American Revolution in New York
- Session 5: New York, New Nation
- Session 6: Opening the American West
- Session 7: The Underground Railroad
- Session 8: New York and the Civil War
- Session 9: Culmination – A Visual Timeline