Andrew Johnson Lesson Plans

 
 
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A successful trans-Atlantic cable was laid across the ocean during Andrew Johnson's administration - in this way he was able to have immediate communication with Queen Victoria and England. This was an amazing capability in a time when letters would take weeks or month to reach a party!

In this PowerPoint mini-lesson, students will learn about Andrew Johnson and the Trans-Atlantic Telegraph. After viewing the PowerPoint, students will be given the opportunity to use Morse code to decipher a message.

 
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Morse Code Worksheet

Use the coding in the PowerPoint or on this key to see what this mesage says!

 
A Morse code sheet for students to decipher

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Last updated: May 4, 2020

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