RESOURCE:

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.


National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies

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