Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will learn about how Eli Whitney diligently pursued his place in history as the inventor of the cotton gin. Through his example, students will learn how being diligent can help them achieve their own purpose.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Individual Responsibility, Property Rights Commerce Early Republic

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

American Portraits
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.8.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify core civic virtues and democratic principles that guide government, society, and communities.

D2.Eco.3.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify examples of the variety of resources (human capital, physical capital, and natural resources) that are used to produce goods and services.

D2.His.3.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant.
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