The Bill of Rights: Evolution of Personal Liberties - Teaching with Documents (Paperback)ABC-Clio Information Services
Paperback Published: 27/11/2001
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"The Bill of Rights: Evolution of Personal Liberties" is made up of ten exercises and includes a booklet containing a teachers guide, reproductions of original documents, and a CD-ROM containing exercise worksheets and digital images of original documents. Each exercise includes reproductions of documents from the National Archives and suggests classroom activities based on these documents. The documents include official correspondence, petitions, photographs, posters, newspapers, maps, and court decisions. Students practice the historian's skills as they complete exercises, using these documents to gather information, identify points of view, evaluate evidence, form hypotheses, and draw conclusions. Other units comprising the "Teaching With Documents" series are: "The Constitution: Evolution of a Government The United States Expands West: 1785-1842 Westward Expansion: 1842-1912 The Civil War: Soldiers and Civilians The Progressive Years: 1898-1917 World War I: The Home Front The 1920's The Great Depression and The New Deal World War II: The Home Front The United States At War: 1944 The Truman Years: 1945-1953 Peace and Prosperity: 1953-1961"