Caustic Causes Lesson Plan

Caustic Causes Lesson Plan
Description

In this lesson, to be used with the program The War of 1812, students will work in groups to study one of these causes of the war: impressment, the Chesapeake Affair, orders-in-council, First Nations, and the War Hawks. Students will then determine whether or not their one cause is enough to go to war over. Students will examine all costs that are involved in war - financial and human.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Students will work in groups to study one of these causes of the war: impressment, the Chesapeake Affair, orders-in-council, First Nations, and the War Hawks.
  • Students will identify reasons to go to war or not, and create a presentation to present to their classmates.
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