Loyalist Women in New Brunswick, 1783-1827: For Teachers & Students

For Teachers & Students

This section of the website presents teachers and students with learning activities focusing on primary documents to explore the history of Loyalist women in New Brunswick.

Assembling Lives Line by Line

Read, investigate, and transcribe letters of Loyalist women who settled in New Brunswick in the eighteenth century.

Learning Activities

Build Your Vocabulary
Wikipedia

Use Wikipedia to learn the following terms:

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The Challenge of Transcription

Transcription is part of the process of historical investigation.

Resources for Teachers

Above the Fold: Newsworthy Women

Use primary and secondary sources to identify significant events in the lives of Loyalist women. Publish details of these events with a historic newspaper generator.

Learning Activities

Build Your Vocabulary

Use Wikipedia and Benchmarks of Historical Thinking to learn the following terms:

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Write a Newspaper Article

The letters women wrote in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are often like mini-newspapers.

Resources for Teachers