Upcoming Teacher Workshops


Click here to find the current teacher workshops being offered by the East Tennessee Historical Society

Sectionalism, Slavery, and Growth of the Republic Additional Resources

Sectionalism, Slavery, and Growth of the Republic Activities

1850's Timeline Activity: Teacher's Guide/Answer Sheet

1850's Timeline Activity

Anthony Burns & the Fugitive Slave Act Activity

Dred Scott Reader's Theater

Eli Whitney's Obituary Activity

Teacher's Guide for Industrialization Activity

Trail of Tears Activity

Lowell Factory Girls Activity, Constitution Front

Lowell Factory Girls Activity, Activity Instructions for Constitution

Declaration of Sentiments Activity

Industrial Revolution Lesson Plan from EDSITEment

Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin Lesson Plan from National Archives

Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson Lesson Activity

Ain't I a Woman? By Sojourner Truth Text Activity

Uncle Tom's Cabin Text Activity

Lincoln Douglass Debates Lesson Plan from Lincoln-Douglas Debates Digital Classroom

Sectionalism, Slavery, and Growth of the Republic Web Links

1860 Slave Population Map for Tennessee

Industrial Revolution Primary Source Set

Primary source set from Library of Congress

Lowell National Historical Park

Website for Lowell National Historical Park 

Lowell Mill Girl

Choose your own adventure style game on the life of a factory girl

Erie Canal Museum

Website of the Erie Canal Museum

Eli Whitney Museum & Workshop

Eli Whitney Museum website

The Nation Moves Toward War 1850-1861

Primary Source Set from the Library of Congress

Western Expansion

Primary Source set from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at MTSU

Western Expansion

Primary Source set from the Library of Congress

The West

Companion website to Ken Burn’s series The West. The site has a wealth of primary sources (both documents and images) as well as secondary sources and lesson plans.

Modified Version of Declaration of Sentiments from Stanford History Education Group

Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson Excerpts

Walden by Henry David Thoreau Excerpts

Civil Disobedience by Hnery David Thoreau Excerpts

Ain't I a Woman? Video 

Frederick Douglass Excerpt

William Lloyd Garrison Excerpt