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If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.

If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.~~~I'm pinning without reading so I can't verify the validity of the claim but I love history so I'll keep it for later

"In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the lesser known facts about the process of writing the Declaration of Independence and questions one very controversial omission."  Which facts were you unaware of?

In June a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia

United States Declaration of Independence

United States Declaration of Independence

Lesson Deli: Revolutionary Thinking Maps: The Declaration of Independence

Lesson Deli--Using Thinking Maps to teach students about the American Revolution. Quick post by The Pensive Sloth on how to use a graphic organizer (Brace Map) to help students understand the Declaration of Independence.

6th April - On This Day - Our Alba

“National Tartan Day – April – commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320

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US Declaration of Independence ".We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness"

Actors reading the Declaration of Independence, hosted by Morgan Freeman, who gives a thought-provoking introduction about the struggle to realize the ideals of this famous document.

Actors reading the Declaration of Independence, hosted by Morgan Freeman, who gives a thought-provoking introduction about the struggle to realize the ideals of this famous document.

balcony from which the Declaration of Independence was read out The U S A was founded as a Constitutional REPUBLIC not a Democracy.

The Declaration of Independence was first read from the East balcony of the Old State House, Boston, Massachusetts July

John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, + Ben Franklin working on the Declaration of Independence

The drafting of the Declaration of Independence - Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson. depicted by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris ~ 1900

Dedicated To Heroes: The Declaration of Independence: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Not my "founding" anything. How many of these men were slaveowners? Black America and the whole world deserve to know. - So-called ""Founding Fathers" - and other posters.

Declaration of Independence Printable Version | Free Printable United States Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress. The writers of The Declaration of Independence where Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, John Adams, and Robert R.

The Escape Rooms will take students on FOUR separate secret missions around the classroom! The escape rooms have students decode facts and causes of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, Causes of the Revolutionary War and the Underground Railroad. Fun U.S. History Activities!

4 U.S. History ESCAPE ROOMS BUNDLE!! Constitution, Declaration, US Revolution

This would be a great way to get my students out of their seats and learning about the US in a fun way.