Freedom for America PEN 2936

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This presentation explains the historical importance of Independence Day or The 4th of July.

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By: wrhw127 (77 month(s) ago)

I would like to download this presentation to use with my first grade students. I plan on watching/listening to the author stream first and then using the downloaded presentation as a book in our social studies/science reading station.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!!

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Title: FREEDOM FOR AMERICA: A Story of Independence By C Bohannon-Brown PEN 2936 Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com All rights reserved. This publication may be reproduced by educators, parents, and students for educational purposes only. Commercial duplication is prohibited. © Peach e~Books June 27, 2008

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However, during the 1770’s, America was not an independent nation. Some colonists felt that they had little to celebrate, as some destroyed signs of British rule.

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So, every 4th of July, Americans observe Independence Day and celebrate over 200 years of national freedom.

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Georgia Performance Standard: Social Studies-Kindergarten-History- 1st Standard (SSKH1) ___________________________________________________ Kindergarteners will identify the purpose of national holidays and describe the people or events celebrated. ___________________________________________________ Title: FREEDOM FOR AMERICA: A Story of Independence By C Bohannon-Brown Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com © Peach e~Books June 27, 2008

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: “July 4, 1776” banner and The Story of Independence Day http://www.holidays.net/independence/story.htm Flag and Fireworks-Night http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/indepday/ Eagle Carrying US Flag http://www.theholidayspot.com/july4/ Independence Day (Background Information) http://stockholm.usembassy.gov/Holidays/celebrate/independ.html Fireworks over the Capitol http://www.america.gov/st/washfile-english/2007/May/20060628141729JMnamdeirF0.745434.html The Declaration Committee - portrait http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/declara/images/committ.jpg Soldiers Marching with New Flag / Battles of the American Revolution http://www.americanrevolution.com/RevolutionaryWarBattlesIndex.htm

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: The American Revolution (Background Information; Photos: British General and Troops; The Colonist firing upon the British http://www.americanrevolution.com/index.htm John Turnbull and the signing of the Declaration of Independence Declaration of Independence Preamble to the Constitution (Photo) http://www.historicaldocuments.com/DeclarationofIndependence.htm Cornwallis Surrender at Yorktown http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/revolution-images/images/cornwallis-surrender.gif Revolutionary Battles http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:American_Revolutionary_War Declaration of Independence (Photo & Document) http://www.edwardtbabinski.us/lectures/declaration_independence.jpg http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=rbc3&fileName=rbc0001_2004pe76546page.db US Territorial Map 1775 http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MAP/TERRITORY/1775map.html

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Pulling Down of King George III’s statue http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchdetail.cfm?trg=1&strucID=1090696&imageID=ps_prn_cd35_501&parent_id=258155&word=&snum=&s=&notword=&d=&c=&f=&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&total=31&num=0&imgs=12&pNum=&pos=3# Redcoats pointing a rifle http://www.hobbymasters.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=4631 Battle of Freeman’s Farm 1777 http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/skarlet/freemans.htm Child saluting flag http://www.theodoresworld.net/pics/0601/saluteImage26.jpg The Thirteen American Colonies Map http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/maps/13colonies/ Phoenix Arizona Fourth of July Celebrations http://phoenix.about.com/od/arizonapicturesandphotos/ig/4th-of-July/ Canterbury 2005 4th of July picture – float with American flag http://www.munic.state.ct.us/CANTERBURY/Picture_0573.JPG Twin Towers & fireworks http://images.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&rlz=1T4ADBS_enUS220US221&q=pictures+4th+of+july+celebrationshttp://images.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&rlz=1T4ADBS_enUS220US221&q=pictures+4th+of+july+celebrations

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