200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

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Lafayette’s Grand Tour

Students will analyze a primary document and read a secondary source about the Marquis de Lafayette's Grand Tour of the United States in 1825. The Marquis and his entourage toured lower Alabama for a few days in April. Students will create an annotated timeline detailing his days and the events that occurred in Alabama as the country prepared to celebrate America's 50th birthday. The timeline will include dates and descriptions of the people, places, and events in informative summaries as well as appropriate illustrations.

Creator: Lesa Roberts

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 6

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