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Battling for Liberty: Tecumseh’s and Patrick Henry’s Language of Resistance

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Battling for Liberty: Tecumseh’s and Patrick Henry’s Language of Resistance

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech, March 23, 1775. Henry's speech is available in most American Literature anthologies, and online at http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/patrick.asp.

  • An audio re-enactment of the speech is also available online at http://www.history.org/Almanack/people/bios/biohen.cfm.

  • General classroom supplies (paper, pens or pencils, board or chart paper, and so forth)

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