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Grade 7

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Chapter 6: The War for Independence

Chapter 5: The Spirit of Independence

Chapter 5: The Spirit of Independence

Boston Massacre and Crispus Attucks

Boston Massacre Engraving
  • What do you think is happening in this engraving?
  • What do you see that shapes your opinion or strikes you as being interesting?
  • Examine the faces of the people in the image. How would you describe the British soldiers? How would you describe the colonists?
  • How many signs are legible in the print? What do they say? Where are they located?
  • Are there any unexpected figures in the print (dog, woman) and why do you think they are there?
  • According to this engraving, who is at fault in this Massacre? How do you know?

Chapter 4: Life in the American Colonies


Chapter 4: The Colonies Grow

Chapter 8: The U.S. Constitution


Chapter 7: A More Perfect Union

Chapter 13: The Civil Rights Era


Chapter 3: Colonial America

Biography: Pocahontas Pocahontas