United States History

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Basic Course Documents
   Parent Letter/Syllabus
   Bell Work Log
   Final Exam Study Guide
 UNIT 1
COLONY TO COUNTRY

 UNIT 2
WESTWARD EXPANSION / SECTIONALISM
 


Unit 2 Westward Expansion/Sectionalism Study Guide
   Washington's Farewell Address
   Jeffersonian Democracy
   Louisiana Purchase (Reading)
   Monroe Doctrine Transcript
        Monroe Doctrine (Reading)
   War of 1812 History (Web Link)
      War of 1812 (Web Resource)
      War of 1812 (Reading)
   Battle of New Orleans Song (You Tube)
   Acquisition of Florida (Reading)
   Manifest Destiny Picture Assignment
   Manifest Destiny (Web Resource)
   Inventions of the Time
   Remember the Alamo? (Website)
   Jefferson vs. Jackson Interactive
   Jefferson vs. Jackson Democracies (PowerPoint Sorting)
   Jefferson vs. Jackson Democracy (SMART Board)
   Slavery in the New Territories
   American Views on Slavery (Railroad/Uncle Tom)
   Sectionalism Chart (North vs. South)

  
   America the Story of Us: Westward , Division (Video)
 UNIT 3
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION
 
 Unit 3 Civil War / Reconstruction Study Guide
   What Caused the Civil War? (Reading)
   Slavery: Opponents and Defenders
   Gathering Storm: Activity / Picture Backgrounds
   Declarations of Succession
   Confederate Constitutions
   Economic Differences Between North / South (Word Template)
   Civil War Photography: Worksheet, Presentation
   Civil War Soldiers
   Battle of Antietam: Interactive Map / Reading
   Emancipation Proclamation
   Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
   Significant Battles of the Civil War Chart
   African American in the War (History.com)
   Election of 1864
   Black Codes
   Effects of the War: Graphic Organizer  /  Primary Documents
   Effects of the War: Writing Prompt
   Gone with the Wind Video Guide
   Reconstruction Timeline Events (Link Aid)

  America the Story of Us: Civil War (Video)

 UNIT 4
GILDED AGE - EMERGENCE OF A MODERN NATION
 



No Gilded Age Study Guide
    Boss Tweed (YouTube Short)
    Gilded Theories and Movements
    Statue of Liberty (New Colossus Poem)
    Immigration and Urbanization Photo Analysis
    Laissez Faire
    Robber Barons or Captains of Industry?
    Social Darwinism
    Letters Home
    Far and Away Video Guide
    Gilded Glogster Poster

   America the Story of Us: Heartland (Video)

 UNIT 5
PROGRESSIVE ERA - DEVELOPING COUNTRY
 


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Unit 5 Progressive Era Study Guide
    Progressive Era Video Guide
    Roosevelt and the Spanish American War
    Excerpts from The Jungle
    The Jungle Worksheet
    Chinese Railroad Workers
    "Ain't I A Woman"
    Women's Suffrage Cartoon Analysis
    Children Working Conditions
    Labor Unions
    Arizona: Initiatives, Referendums, Recall Cartoon
    Arizona vs. Taft Poem
    America Progresses On - Muckraking/Newspaper Project
    Progressive Webquest
    Newsies Video Guide

   America the Story of Us: Cities (Video)


 UNIT 6
IMPERIALISM AND WORLD WAR I
 

Unit 6 Imperialism and World War I Study Guide
    Imperialism - yes or no? (Primary Sources)
    Should we have colonies?
    White Man's Burden
    World War I Puzzle Project
    WWI by the Numbers
    Treaty of Versailles
    League of Nations - Join or not to Join? (Primary Sources)


 UNIT 7
20'S TO 30'S - BOOM TO BUST AND BEYOND
 
Unit 7 20's to 30's Study Guide
    Borrowing on Margin
    Obituary Project: Description / Rubric
    Rise and Fall Board Game
    FDR Alphabet Soup
    Singing in the Rain Video Guide

   America the Story of Us: Boom , Bust (Video)

 UNIT 8
WORLD WAR II
 



Unit 8 World War II / Cold War Study Guide
     WW II Causes (Webquest)
     WW II Causes Crossword
     Pearl Harbor (Reading)
     Japanese Internment
     Navajo Code Talkers
     WW II Writing Assignment
     Truman Decision: Use the bomb?
     WW II Culmination Project
     Cold War Group Presentations

    America the Story of Us: World War II (Video)

When you "see the flash"


 UNIT 8 Cont./9/10
COLD WAR TO MODERN TIMES
        Comparison: Revolution to Vietnam
      Eyes on the Prize (PBS Video Link)
      Civil Rights Movement Timeline
      Timeline Project

Final Project (Forrest Gump)
      Forrest Gump - IMDB Information Page
      Major Events in American History (Post WWII) Timeline
      Modern US Project Criteria

    America the Story of US: Superpower (Video)
    America the Story of Us: Millennium (Video)