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March 11 th 2014 Social Studies Class Agenda CNN News/ 2 notes Valley Forge DBQ-Hook Exercise Background Essay/ vocabulary/ sequencing Learning Goal: Students will analyze various primary and secondary documents to determine if they would have quit had they been an American solider in the Battle of Valley Forge.
Essential Question Valley Forge: Would you have quit?
Read Overview as a Class
By reading and analyzing the documents of the DBQ, you will make a decision: Would you have quit?
Background Essay Vocabulary
Continental Army The Revolutionary War Army, authorized by the Continental Congress in 1775 and led by George Washington.
Deserted (of military personnel) to leave or run away from (service, duty, etc.) with the intention of never returning. Used in a sentence: Terrified of the approaching battle, he deserted his post just before dawn.
“Scarlet Fever” Scarlet fever is an illness that develops in some people who have strep throat. Also known as scarlatina, scarlet fever features a bright red rash that covers most of the body. Scarlet fever is almost always accompanied by a sore throat and a high fever.
Valley Forge A village of southeast Pennsylvania on the Schuylkill River northwest of Philadelphia. It was the site of the headquarters of the Continental Army under George Washington from December 1777 to June 1778 during the American Revolution. The encampment was subjected to severe winter weather that caused extensive illness and suffering.
Quaker a member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1650, whose central belief is the doctrine of the Inner Light. Quakers reject sacraments, ritual, and formal ministry, hold meetings at which any member may speak, and have promoted many causes for social reform
“huts” 1. A crude or makeshift dwelling or shelter; a shack. 2. A temporary structure for sheltering troops.
Original map of Valley Forge
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