Students take on the roles of participants in a 19th century court as they enact a trial scenario in the 1837 Third County Courthouse. This workshop allows students to explore the rights and responsibilities of citizenship as well as issues of 19th century community life.
Grades 5-12Curriculum Themes Addressed:
- Government of the United States
- Citizenship and civic life
- Life in the new nation
- Building conclusions from evidence
- Public speaking