The Big Idea Activity Unit Four
 

Writing

WritingWriting tips and style guidelines

 
 

Quick Quiz

Test your knowledge. What have you learned so far?

 
Unit Four
 

Biography

Abigail Adams

Biography Abigail Adams was one of the first Americans to demand equal rights for women. Find out more about her ideas about equal rights.

Field Trip

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Field Trip In the 1770s, Philadelphia was at the center of the nation's fight for independence.

 California Standard 5.5.4  Describe the views, lives, and impact of key individuals during this period (e.g., King George III, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams). 

  

Biography

George Washington

George Washington When the new nation needed a strong leader, the country found one in George Washington. Learn more about the first president of the United States.

James Armistead

James Armistead As a spy in the Revolu-tionary War, James Armistead posed as an escaped slave. Read how he helped the Patriots win the Battle of Yorktown.

  California Standard 5.6.2  Describe the contributions of France and other nations and of individuals to the out-come of the Revolution (e.g., Benjamin Franklin's negotiations with the French, the French navy, the Treaty of Paris, The Netherlands, [MORE] 

  California Standard 5.6.2  Describe the contributions of France and other nations and of individuals to the out-come of the Revolution (e.g., Benjamin Franklin's negotiations with the French, the French navy, the Treaty of Paris, The Netherlands, [MORE]