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There are 16 web lessons. Displaying lessons 1 through 16.
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]


Cultural Impact of Jim Crow Laws and the Civil Rights Movement
  • The student will make connections between cultural norms and their own lives.
  • The student will understand the impact of Jim Crow laws and make inferences about the impact of the laws on both African Americans and whites.
  • The students will understand the impact of Civil Rights... [more]

Freedmen's Bureau

To get an understanding of the African American feelings upon learning that they were freed and the ramifications of that freedom after the Civil... [more]


Roles of Virginians During Revolutionary War Era

Virginians played various roles during the Revolutionary War... [more]


Slavery in Virginia
Students will use primary sources to analyze the effects plantation life and slavery had on Colonial... [more]

Runaway Slaves, An American Experience

Personal experiences impact oneís perspective and an individualís perspective may impact oneís actions. Students will interpret ideas and events of Slavey from different perspectives; that of an abolitionist, slave owner, US Marshall and runaway... [more]


Cultural Impact of Jim Crow Laws and Civil Rights Movement



  • The student will make connections between cultural norms and their own lives.

  • The student will understand the impact of Jim Crow laws and make inferences about the impact of these laws on both African Americans and Whites.

  • The student will understand the impact of... [more]

Jamestown Scavenger Hunt
The student... [more]

Reconstruction

Students will be able to explain how the Civil War and Reconstruction both solved and created problems for our nation.


  • Students will understand how Reconstruction caused a further decline in relations between the North & South.
  • Students will understand that racism has been... [more]

Challenges Faced by the New Nation's Presidents

The student will use the internet and the LOC website to locate primary sources.

The student will interpret and analyze information found in primary and secondary sources.

The student will demonstrate an understanding of the struggle of the new nation to gain the respect of... [more]


Jefferson Administration

The students will analyze and explain the major domestic issues occurring during the Thomas Jefferson administration.



Students will be able to describe and discuss how the United States acquired the Louisiana Territory and how the United States acquired information about its new... [more]


America's Civil Rights Movement

African Americans, working through the Court system and mass protest, reshaped public opinion and secured the passage of civil rights... [more]


Understanding primary sources

Students will learn to draw conclusions from primary sources and to share information and interpretations with a small... [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 Barefoot.



Students will analyze and compare advertisements for runaway slaves. The students will learn that slaves... [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]


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 and mass protest, reshaped public opinion and secured the passage of civil rights... [more]