Field Trip Program
(1840s) A Hearty Grip: Fort Scott Soldiers in the Mexican-American War
In this program, students stage three different tableaus or scenes in which Fort Scott soldiers fought during the Mexican American War. For each scene, there is a dramatic narration that a student reads while others recreate the scene. The program overall is designed to share the stories of courage and fear experienced by Fort Scott soldiers during the Mexican American War.
This program is available any time of year, by advance arrangement, except during spring education programs and special events. Program is 30 minutes in length.
- Mexican War, Military and Wartime History
- National/State Standards:
- Missouri SS Standard Two and Six
Kansas SS Standard One-Five
- U.S. Dragoons, Mexican-American War
- Field Trip Program