Take a trip through early American history. Learn about the early colonists and the difficulties they experienced as they made a new life in a new world. Understand the struggles between the colonists and the Native Americans. Understand the reasons behind the Declaration of Independence, and appreciate the sacrifice necessary to secure the freedom of the United States of America.
This unit can be used independently, but it is also designed to be used concurrently with the literature unit for The Witch of Blackbird Pond.