GOAL: To have students assess the importance of leadership at the Battle of Cowpens.
John Adams wrote that approximately one-third of the American population supported the move for independence (Patriots), one-third of the population supported the king (Loyalists), and one-third supported neither side (neutral).
GOAL: To be able to recognize the usefulness of mathematics in everyday life.
Discover how the Battle of Cowpens contributed to the demise of the Southern Campaign and meet the heroic leaders who faced Banastre Tarleton head on.
This Land is Your Land is an interesting and aggressive lesson that incorporates research, hands on activities and on-site learning to illustrate and reinforce how the geographic features of Upstate South Carolina contributed to the Patriot strategy in their ultimate success at the Battle of Cowpens, 1781.
Utilizing six fundamental historical concepts, students will break down and critically analyze Daniel Morgan’s innovative plan of battle at Cowpens.
Using multiple primary sources to build analytical and corroborative skills to examine the circumstances surrounding Daniel Morgan’s decision to fight when and where he chose.
GOAL: To use the battlefield as a vehicle for the study of math.
GOAL: To present to students a brief history of the Cowpens National Battlefield and of facts pertaining to the park.
GOAL: To have students recognize how people and events are represented by monuments.