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    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

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  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Lesser-known Participants: Genealogy for Beginners

    GOAL: To have students learn research methods for locating Revolutionary War ancestors.

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    The Battle of Cowpens: Lesser-Known Participants

    GOAL: To have students abstract information relevant to the battle, its participants and geography through the use of an original source.

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    The Battle of Cowpens: The Journal of James Collins

    GOAL: To help students gain skills in understanding a primary (original) historical source, i.e., a journal as it relates to the Battle of Cowpens.

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    The Battle of Cowpens: The Battle Geography

    GOAL: To show students how Carolina backcountry geography affected the course of the Battle of Cowpens.

  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Unsung Patriots: Women at the Battle of Cowpens

    GOAL: To present to students the contribution of women to the Battle of Cowpens in context of women’s role in the Revolution in the Carolinas and colony-wide.

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    Unsung Patriots: African-Americans at the Battle of Cowpens

    Unsung Patriots: African-Americans at the Battle of Cowpens

    GOAL: To introduce to students the role of African-Americans at the Battle of Cowpens in context of the Revolutionary struggle against England and the African-American struggle for freedom.

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    The Battle of Cowpens: The Spacial Landscape

    The Battle of Cowpens: The Spacial Landscape

    GOAL: To gain skills in math and learn of the Battle of Cowpens by completing mathematical exercises.

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    Letters Home

    GOAL: To be able to personalize and better understand certain aspects of the cultural, natural and social histories of the time and place of the Battle of Cowpens.

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    Voices from Cowpens

    GOAL: To have students work with primary sources related to the Battle of Cowpens.

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    Cowpens Heroes: Howard, Pickens & Washington: A Study in Contrast

    GOAL: To have students assess the importance of leadership at the Battle of Cowpens.

Did You Know?

climax of the Battle of Cowpens

The Battle of Cowpens, fought by the Americans and British on January 17, 1781, lasted less than an hour.