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This lesson explores, through the use of primary and secondary sources, the process of Arkansas Territory becoming a state. Students will read newspaper articles and pamphlet excerpts to understand the political issues surrounding Arkansas becoming a state in 1836. A list of various activities related to original primary and secondary resources allows teachers the flexibility to choose parts of this lesson plan to use and adapt as needed.

This lesson plan was produced for 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade students, but may be altered by teachers to fit other grade levels.

Physical Description

Document, 7 pages

Subjects

Arkansas; Arkansas Territory; Government; Statehood (American politics)

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

Arkansas statehood lesson plan

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas history lesson plans

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas statehood lesson plan, Arkansas history lesson plans, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of this lesson plan and its supplemental material for instructional purposes is allowed without prior written permission. For further information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | United States History

Comments

8th
9th
10th
11th
12th

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