A New Nation

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A New Nation


A New Nation

CURRICULUM: America The Beautiful by Charlene Notgrass
Lesson 31 – Our American Story: A New Government for a New Nation

CURRICULUM: We the People by Bethany Poore
Preamble to the Constitution (1787)

CURRICULUM: We the People by Bethany Poore
Letter to Abigail Adams (1789) by John Adams

CURRICULUM: Story of The World Volume 3 Audiobook; Ch 23
New Country; American Constitution; 1st American President

READ ALOUD: A NEW NATION: The United States: 1783-1815 by Betsy Maestro and Giulio Maestro


The Constitution

READ ALOUD: A MORE PERFECT UNION: The Story of Our Constitution by Betsy Maestro and Giulio Maestro

READ ALOUD: The Constitution of the United States by Christine Taylor-Butler

READ ALOUD: If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution by Elizabeth Levy

READ ALOUD: Seventh & Walnut: Life in Colonial Philadelphia (Adventures in Colonial America) by James E. Knight

READ ALOUD: The Founders: The 39 Stories Behind the U.S. Constitution – Dennis Brindell Fradin

READ ALOUD: Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz

READ ALOUD: We the Kids by David Catrow

READ ALOUD: We the People: The Story of Our Constitution by Lynne Cheney and Greg Harlin

READ ALOUD: My Name is America: The Journal of William Thomas Emerson, A Revolutionary War Patriot – Barry Denenberg

READ ALOUD: Phillis Wheatley: Young Revolutionary Poet (Young Patriot Series) – Kathryn Kilby Borland, Helen Ross Speicher

READ ALOUD: George Did It by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain and Larry Day

READ ALOUD: John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane Smith

READ ALOUD: Alexander Hamilton: The Outsider by Jean Fritz


Washington, D.C.

READ ALOUD: The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History by Jennifer Armstrong
1791 – Plan for a Capital


Biography:  George Washington

The 1st President of the United States of America

Biography: George Washington lesson.



Martha Washington

RESOURCE: The National First Ladies Library

READ ALOUD:  Martha Washington (On My Own Biographies) by Candice F. Ransom and Karen Ritz

READ ALOUD:  Martha Washington: America’s First Lady (Childhood of Famous Americans) by Jean Brown Wagoner

READ ALOUD:  The Escape of Oney Judge: Martha Washington’s Slave Finds Freedom by Emily Arnold McCully

LIFE SKILLS:  Cooking:  The Martha Washington Cook Book by Marie Kimball

LIFE SKILLS:  Quilting:  Martha Washington Star Block

COSTUME:  Martha Washington

California Costumes Martha Washington


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CURRICULUM: America The Beautiful by Charlene Notgrass
Lesson 33 – An American Landmark: Historic Philadelphia

CURRICULUM: We the People by Bethany Poore
O Sing a Song of Bethlehem (1899) by Louis F. Benson

TIMELINE: Louis F. Benson; hymn writer

MUSIC: Listen to the hymns of Louis Fitzgerald Benson


Return to The 18th Century, American Revolution, and Early United States of America.

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