Lessons for Massachusetts

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  • Massachusetts Immigration in the 1990s - … . Individually, students read information on handout "Massachusetts Immigration Facts", make graphs of six most numerous Massachusetts immigrant groups 1991-1994, and answer … religious groups help immigrants make the transition to Massachusetts/America. Recent immigrants to Massachusetts actively assist the immigrants from their group who … be used to compare contemporary immigration in Massachusetts with contemporary national immigration patterns or earlier Massachusetts or national patternsResources "History/Social Studies …
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  • Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site - … settlement of the Massachusetts Bay area. • write a short paragraph to explain at least 2 reasons why the Massachusett tribe disappeared. Initiating … , Massachusetts. 1626: Founding of Salem, Massachusetts. Under Governor John Endicott, Salem becomes the capital of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 1630: Founding of Boston, Massachusetts … 24,000 Englishmen immigrate to Massachusetts during this time. 1633: Smallpox epidemic. Many of the remaining Massachusett tribes die, including Sagamore John …
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  • The Shot Heard Around the World - … 1- Map Activity- Students will examine a map of Massachusetts. The map of Massachusetts needs the cities of Great Barrington, Springfield, Worcester … of the "other" coercive measures that turned most Massachusetts citizens into revolutionaries. The Massachusetts Government Act, passed a month after the Port … outlawed town meetings with the passing of The Massachusetts Government Act. After discussing The Massachusetts Government Act you can segue into the …
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  • Lesson 6 - … see: 1. Piersen, William D., Black Yankees. (Amherst, Massachusetts: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1988), especially Chapter 3. In Chapter 3, Piersen … in Deerfield, Massachusetts 2. Student Background Essay: Slave Life in 18th Century Deerfield, Massachusetts 3. 18th C. Slaves in Deerfield, Massachusetts Listed by … Century Life in Eighteenth Century Deerfield, Massachusetts" Deerfield, and the worksheet entitled AFRICAN AMERICANS IN Massachusetts DEERFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS (1680-1720). 2. After reading …
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  • Legally Wed - … Gays Gains Big Victory in Massachusetts," focusing on the following questions: a. What decision did the Massachusetts Supreme Court reach on November … did some Massachusetts officials use to defend the practice of restricting marriages to heterosexual couples? g. What changes to Massachusetts state law … ruling, Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall of the Massachusetts Supreme Court wrote: "The Massachusetts Constitution affirms the dignity and equality of all …
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  • U.S. History Abolition - … Confederacy. She then Dorothy Burnett Porter, “The Remonds of Salem, Massachusetts: A Nineteenth-Century Family Revisited,” American Antiquarian Society, pp. 268 … Frederick Douglass and three other slave narratives.] Hall, Robert L. “Massachusetts Abolitionists Document the Slave Experience.” Courage and Conscience: Black and … : Penguin Press, 1983. Porter, Dorothy Burnett. “The Remonds of Salem, Massachusetts: A Nineteenth-Century Family Revisited.” American Antiquarian Society: 259-295 …
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  • Massachusetts Blacks in the American Revolution - … of blacks in Massachusetts concerning the Revolution. 2. Each student should research a black who was living in Massachusetts during the time … Massachusetts Legislature on Slavery Sambo Freeman- wrote a petition to the Massachusetts Legislature on Slavery Chester Joie -wrote a petition to the Massachusetts Legislature on Slavery Felix Holbrook -wrote a petition to the Massachusetts
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  • 2.1 Timeline of resistance, 1763a "1774 - … threat to colonial liberties. 1768 Massachusetts Circular Letter Samuel Adams wrote a statement, approved by the Massachusetts House of Representatives, which attacked … in Massachusetts, allowing them to transfer to England all court cases against them involving riot suppression or revenue collection. The Massachusetts Government … to the colony of Massachusetts. Thousands of American militiamen were ready to resist, but no fighting occurred. Massachusetts created a Provincial Congress …
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  • Reaching Peace: The Casco Bay Treaty - … into Articles of Pacification with His Majesties Governments of the Massachusetts-Bay, New-Hampshire and Nova Scotia, have contrary to the … under such Management and Regulation as the Government of the Massachusetts Province shall Direct. If any Controversie or Difference at any … peacefully to their settlements and reclaim their possessions in Eastern Massachusetts [Maine], including all islands, shores, beaches, and fisheries, without being …
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  • People in Our Past - … from Massachusetts. • Students will be able to share at least one fact about each of the following famous people from Massachusetts (Clara … in Massachusetts, Our Home, to be read by students. This chapter is composed primarily of short biographies about important people from Massachusetts … a collage of Massachusetts people by gathering pictures, photographs, and newspaper articles of different people who live in Massachusetts. Paste them on …
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