Banished: Louisa Susannah Wells, Loyalist Woman

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Primary Sources, Worksheets
Duration: 10 minutes
Date Posted: 4/2/2012

Louisa Susannah Wells was a female colonist who was loyal to King George III, who was banished from America and returned to England after the War of Independence.  Listen to a dramatic reading of her narrative, and then study the supporting primary sources to answer the discussion questions. This resource is part of a series called “Life at Sea: 1680 to 1806,” which includes five perspectives on maritime life in the colonial period and early America.

This resource includes a teacher guide, student worksheet, downloadable audio, images of supporting primary sources, and discussion questions.


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