American Long Rifle
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/30/2009
This early example of the American long rifle reflects its Germanic origins. It has a wooden patchbox, for storing patches to load and clean with; a flared muzzle and thick shoulder stock which are like that of the German Jaeger rifle.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)