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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.

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    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?

Pineywoods cattle

The Battle of Cowpens was named for a pasturing area for cattle - an open area where cattle were driven.