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  • 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.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Eighth Grade-Eleventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Revolutionary War, Social Studies, Sports
    Keywords:
    Stamp Act, Tea Act, Sons of Liberty, Declaration of Independence, patriots, loyalists, Charleston, Camden, Kings Mountain, Cowpens, Eutaw Springs, Daniel Morgan, Banastre Tarleton, Charles Cornwallis, Andrew Pickens, William Washington
  • 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.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Geography, Revolutionary War
    Keywords:
    Piedmont, PeeDee, basin, coastal zone, regions, Stamp Act, Intolerable Act, loyalists, patriots, Cowpens, Kings Mountain, Eutaw Springs, Daniel Morgan, Charles Cornwallis, Banastre Tarleton, Andrew Pickens, William Washington, democracy
  • Ninety Six National Historic Site

    A Siege Becomes a Battle

    This lesson uses multiple short excerpts that discuss the sequence of events leading to Greene’s attack and eventual repulse at the Star Fort. Students will use chronological thinking to construct a deeper understanding of the siege and attack on Star Fort.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Eighth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Revolutionary War, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Ninety Six, Star Fort, Nathanael Greene, Lord Rawdon, Thaddeus Kosciusko, siege