ETHS Teaching Materials:  ETHS Teaching Materials are student-friendly essays and classroom activities developed by ETHS staff.  The essays and activities are designed based on the Tennessee Social Studies Standards. The downloadable teacher packets also include primary sources and images when available.

Daniel Boone, Wilderness Road and the First Settlers of TN                Teacher Packet 

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Standards 4.20, 8.20

Key Words: Dr. Thomas Walker, Cumberland Gap, long hunters, Daniel Boone, Richard Henderson, Transylvania Purchase, Wilderness Road, William Bean, Thomas Sharpe Spencer

Regulators & the Battle of Alamance Teacher Packet

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Standard: 8.21

Key Terms: Regulators, Alamance, North Carolina

The Battle of Kings Mountain Teacher Packet

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Standards: 4.31, 8.25

Key Terms: Overmountain MenJohn Sevier, King's Mountain

The Cumberland Settlement Teacher Packet

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Standards: 4.36, 8.26

Key Terms: Richard Henderson, James RobertsonJohn DonelsonTransylvania PurchaseCumberland Compact, Battle of the Bluffs

The Watauga Compact and Watauga Purchase Teacher Packet

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Standards: 4.25, 8.21

Key Terms: Watauga Purchase, Watuaga CompactLittle Carpenter (Attakullakulla)Dragging Canoe

Watuaga during the Revolution Teacher Packet

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Standards: 4.34, 8.26

Key Terms: Washington District, Cherokee War of 1776, Nancy WardJohn Sevier, Watauga Petitions