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Big Idea 5: Opposition to Independence

Not every colonist supported independence from Great Britain. Read about which colonists objected to independence and how they resisted.
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Big Idea 6: The People and Perspectives In Between

The Revolutionary War forced many people to choose a side, even if they did not want to. Read about the people and perspectives caught in between.
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Big Idea 7: Drafting the Declaration

Learn about who drafted the Declaration of Independence and how they drafted the document as the Revolutionary cause hung in the balance.
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Big Idea 8: After the Declaration: What Happens Next?

July 4 may have been the day that the Declaration of Independence was approved, and a new nation emerged, but the consequences of the Declaration would extend far into the future.
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Season of Independence Timeline

View a timeline of important dates and years from the Museum's Season of Independence interactive feature.
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Season of Independence National Standards Alignment

Season of Independence modular activities have been designed in alignment with history standards from the National Center for History in the Schools.
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Unit 1: Understanding the British Empire

Introduce students to the scope, depth, and diversity of British North America and the British Empire in the years preceding the Declaration of Independence.
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Unit 2: Decision-Making and Civic Engagement in Revolutionary America

Introduce students to the ways that 18th-century Americans expressed their opinions, protested, and engaged in decision-making within their communities and the colonies during the Colonial and Revolutionary Eras.
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Unit 3: Timelining Independence

Introduce students to the events leading up to independence, helping them place the spring and summer of 1776 within a larger context of political/diplomatic and military events that would shape decision-making.
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Unit 4: Support for Independence

Introduce students to the motivations that different people had for supporting independence and show them how support for independence was a last resort for many.
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