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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Students will complete a scavenger hunt for information using primary sources gathered from two of the physical locations at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. Information the students gather will be used to create an interactive timeline of events in Johnson’s life. This activity works best with an on-site visit to Andrew Johnson National Historic Site.
- Lesson Plans
- Grade level:
- Third Grade - Eighth Grade
- Civil War, Government, History, Leadership, Military and Wartime History, Reconstruction, Slavery, U.S. Presidents
- National/State Standards:
- Tennessee Social Studies Standards: 3.5.01, 3.5.03, 4.5.12 Era 4 Common Core State Standards: ELA Literacy:RI.3.5, RI.3.7 ELA Literacy SL3.1 - SL8.1 ELA Literacy SL3.4 - SL8-4
Did You Know?
Family tradition holds that Andrew Johnson arrived in Greeneville with a cart drawn by a blind pony in 1826. His mother and step-father were with him. Tradition also says they camped at a spring on the Homestead property.