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History at Home Lessons with TCHS

Lessons and activities for grades 3-8
April - May 2020

TCHS understands the struggle that so many parents are facing to become teachers for their children during this uncertain time. We are here to help!

Every Monday through May we will release a brief video lesson on a local history topic and activities relevant for grades 3-8. The lessons will be posted on Facebook and sent through our email list.

Questions? Email us at info@trumbullcountyhistory.org!

Lesson 1

The History of Printing

April 6th
In this lesson, we will explore the history of printing and its impact on Trumbull County. We will learn about the first newspaper in the area and the man who created it: Thomas Denny Webb.
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Lesson 2

Past Global Pandemics

April 13th
Pandemics have been around for centuries. In this lesson, we will look at some of the world's largest pandemics spanning from 165 AD to present day and their effects on society.
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Lesson 3

The Connecticut Western Reserve

April 20th
The whole northeast corner of Ohio once belonged to the State of Connecticut. Learn about how Trumbull County was formed and the people who moved here from Connecticut back in the 1700s.
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Lesson 4

Historic Architecture

April 27th
This lesson will focus on the architecture of various historic homes throughout Trumbull County and the families that built them.
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Lesson 5

Women's Suffrage

May 4th
This year marks the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in the United States. This week, we will learn about the history of the suffrage movement and the fight for women's suffrage in Trumbull County.
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Lesson 6

The Underground Railroad

May 11th
Trumbull County was one of the last stops on the Underground Railroad. In this lesson, we will learn about the people who fought for abolition and the homes in Trumbull County that hid slaves on their journey to freedom.
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Lesson 7

President McKinley

May 18th
This lesson will focus on President McKinley. Presented by Amber Farris the director of the McKinley Memorial Museum.
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