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Freedom's Fortress: "Elaborate"

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Home Learning  |  Freedom's Fortress

Episode 4: Does commemorating the past and preserving our history get in the way of progress?  Students will learn about debates in Hampton, Virginia among community members, developers, and archaeologists about how best to preserve history, and then write reflections in a journal.  Developed for students in grades 4-7.

Produced and directed by Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren of Field Studio, featuring Annie Evans, Director of Education and Outreach at New American History.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • VS. 1 c, d, g
  • VS. 7 c

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