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Monday, July 16, 2012

Middle School History: American Revolution

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Note: Follow with Mrs. Stanley's course on the Civil War in the spring semester for a full year of American history. Mr. Campbell will be teaching high school American history so that families can learn the same period of history together this school year.

Class dates: Tuesdays, Sept. 11 to Nov. 20, 2012. (No class Oct. 23)
Total classes: 10
Starting time: 1:00 pm Eastern (Noon Central)
Duration: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Suggested grade level: 6th to 8th
Fee: $135 if you enroll on or before Aug. 1, 2012. $150 after Aug. 1 for all 10 classes.
Instructor: Alison Stanley, JD
Course description: Students will explore the following:
-- The Road to the Revolution.
-- What makes people push for change?
-- What was the cost of British troops in the Colonies?
-- What was the cause and effect of the Stamp Act?
-- The Boston Massacre
-- The Boston Tea Party
-- Declaration of Independence
-- What does it mean to be American?
-- How has society’s perceptions of liberty changed over time?
-- Colonial Leaders
-- British Heroes
-- Great Battles of the Revolutionary War
-- Daily Life of a Revolutionary War Soldier
-- The Treaty of Paris
Course materials: Provided FREE by the instructor.
Homework: Short written essays, reading assignments, and final, graded by the instructor.

Instructor biography: Alison Stanley, JD 
Mrs. Stanley has a B.A. from Michigan State University and a law degree from the University of Michigan. She loves to study history, especially how it pertains to legal and political issues of today. Mrs. Stanley is a mother of five children, all who have been homeschooled at some point.

Mrs. Stanley will be available via email in between classes for questions and comments.
Recordings of classes are provided to students within 24 hours and available for 6 months.
Homeschool Connections does not provide record keeping services.

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