Declaration of Independence – Videos & Activities
Watch the videos to learn about The Declaration of Independence, which was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
Boston Tea Party and Thomas Jefferson
Appropriate Grades: K–3
This video gives a brief overview of historical events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Source: Pearson Social Studies on youtube.com
Length: 2 minutes 16 seconds
Declaration of Independence Song
Appropriate Grades: 4–8
Learn about the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence through the catchy song in this music video.
Source: The Grammarheads on youtube.com
Length: 4 minutes 1 seconds
America the Story of Us: Declaration of Independence
Appropriate Grades: 9-12
This video considers the wording of the Declaration of Independence and its indictment of King George III.
Source: History Channel on youtube.com
Length: 4 minutes
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