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WEEK ONE

Activity 1. Declaration of Independence Treasure Hunt

What is the Declaration of Independence? Imagine a group of people who were tired of being told what to do by a king. They wanted to be free and make their own rules. So, they wrote a special document called the Declaration of Independence. It said everyone should have certain rights, like the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It was a big deal!

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Activity 2. What is the Louisiana Purchase?

Picture this: a big chunk of land stretching from the Mississippi River all the way to the Rocky Mountains. That's what the United States got when it made the Louisiana Purchase. It was like buying a whole bunch of candy at once. The country got bigger and stronger!

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WEEK TWO

Activity 1. What is the Monroe Doctrine?

Once upon a time, there was a president named James Monroe. He had a special message for the world: "Stay out of our business!" The Monroe Doctrine said that European countries should not interfere with the countries in the Americas. It was like telling them to mind their own beeswax!

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Activity 2. What Happened at the Battle of Gettysburg?

There was a big fight during the Civil War called the Battle of Gettysburg. It was like a giant game of capture the flag, but with real soldiers and real consequences. The Union Army fought against the Confederate Army, and it was a turning point in the war. It was a battle to remember!

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