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The Economic Differences Between the North and the South Prior to the Civil War

Students will identify and explain the economic differences between the North and the... [more]


North or South? Which has a better way of life?

    Issues that divided the Nation:

  • The North was industrial and urban; South was agrarian
  • North was manufacturing; South was farming
  • South favored slavery; North opposed... [more]

Letters from Vietnam

Everyday Americans responded to armed conflict by viewing experience through a variety of perspectives, including the lenses of their environment, its impact on their health, and the community of... [more]


Understanding the Declaration of Independence

Students will have a basic knowledge of the Declaration of Independence and the rights and privileges demanded in the document. They will also have knowledge of how those rights and privileges... [more]


Comparison between North and South 1820 - 1860

Review of cultural, economic, and political differences that divide the North and South during the period of 1820 -... [more]


Hiroshima, From All Sides

  • Students will understand how the “Atomic Bomb” affected humanity and ended WWII.
  • Students will understand how the “Atomic Bomb” affected: scientists, Japanese citizens, and US... [more]

Impact of Westward Expansion on Indigenous Populations

Students will learn about the impact of westward expansion on Native American... [more]


People of the West

Students will research and identify key facts about men and women of the Westward... [more]


Whose Land Is It Anyway?

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the interaction and conflict between Native Americans and white settlers in the years following the Civil... [more]


”We the People: Promise and Practice in our Constitution

  • Constitutional government guarantees that our government is not all-powerful
  • Purposes of our government are listed in the Preamble
  • Equality under the law and minority rights are... [more]

The Displacement of the Native Americans

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the interaction and conflict between Native Americans and white settlers in the years following the Civil War and examine how those conflicts impacted... [more]


Impact of Westward Expansion on Indigenous Populations

Students will learn about the impact of westward expansion on Native American... [more]


How the West was Won? Conflict and Change on the Western Frontier

Students will learn and understand the conflict and change that occurred in the westward expansion following the Civil War. Specifically reasons different groups moved west and the interaction... [more]


World War II Through Primary Sources

To help students see World War II through the primary sources that are available. To help them understand the differences and impact of a “world war” vs. “a small... [more]


The Great Depression: Eating on a Shoestring

Students will explore the realities of feeding a family on a very limited budget by comparing the cost of living in the 1930s to the cost of living today. Using primary documents and technology to... [more]


Causes of the American Revolution

How did England impose its political and economic control over the... [more]


Get to Know Your Bill of Rights

The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America provide a written guarantee of individual rights (e.g., freedom of speech, freedom of... [more]


A Comparison of Indentured Servants and Slaves

Students will examine and compare the lives of slaves and indentured servants using primary sources and the historical fiction books, Molly Bannaky and... [more]


A Differentiated Way through Think Dots

The students will classify new species and compare the contributions of Natural Resources found during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Other students will investigate and research the Capital,... [more]


Learning about Native Americans through Artifact Analysis and Artwork


Students will learn how a Native American's environment (including the geographic region where they lived) influenced their food, clothing, shelter, and the overall culture of a... [more]


History by Heroes

Concept is change. Students will select and become one of the presidents of the United States between 1877 and the present. Each student will study one president. He/she will study short... [more]


Bossy Britain Upsets Colonists

Students will examine the causes of dissatisfaction that led to the American... [more]


Civil Rights Movement



  • The Civil Rights Movement resulted in legislation that ensured constitutional rights to all citizens regardless of race.

  • African Americans, working through the court system... [more]