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.

Courtroom-ClassCourtroom Scene

Grades 5-12

Curriculum Themes Addressed:
  • Government of the United States
  • Citizenship and civic life
  • Life in the new nation

Skills Enhanced:
  • Analysis
  • Building conclusions from evidence
  • Public speaking