Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will explore Colonel Robert Gould Shaw's decision to take charge of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. Students will learn why it took courage for him to make the decision, its significance to the nation and the overall war effort, as well as how they can make similar courageous decisions in their own lives.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Equality, Individual Responsibility, Private Virtue Liberty, Civil War, Justice Civil War

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

American Portraits
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.2.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.

D2.Civ.5.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate citizens' and institutions' effectiveness in addressing social and political problems at the local, state, tribal, national, and/or international level.

D2.Civ.8.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe democratic principles such as equality, fairness, and respect for legitimate authority and rules.

D2.Civ.10.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze the impact and the appropriate roles of personal interests and perspectives on the application of civic virtues, democratic principles, constitutional rights, and human rights.
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