US History

Welcome to my US History digital breakouts. Here you will find digital breakouts from Ratify the Bill of Rights to Claim Reagan's Legacy. Questions: please e-mail mistermullaney@gmail.com and include the URL of the breakout you are referring to in the body of the message.

Image links to the Ratify the Bill of Rights digital breakout.

Content: The Bill of Rights, James Madison, George Mason

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Decide the 1800 Election digital breakout.

Content: Alexander Hamilton, Federalist Era, 1800 Presidential Election

Grade(s): Middle and High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Save Our History digital breakout.

Content: War of 1812

Grade(s): Middle and High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Kill the Bank digital breakout.

Content: This is designed as an exit ticket to review some Andrew Jackson concepts.

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Panic of 1837 digital breakout.

Content: Andrew Jackson, Bank War, Indian Removal Act, Nullification, Martin Van Buren

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Win the 1860 Republican Nomination digital breakout.

Content: This is a mini breakout designed to help students with eight pre-Civil War vocabulary terms.

Grade(s): Middle and High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Content: Civil War - including battles, generals, strategies, and advantages/disadvantages. This breakout does not include slavery, a topic that is not appropriate for gamification.

Grade(s): Middle and High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Sell World War I to the American Public digital breakout.

Content: World War I with a focus on American involvement

Grade(s): Middle and High School

Difficulty: Mild

Content: The New Deal

Grade(s): Middle and High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the middle school version of the Liberate Paris digital breakout.

Content: World War II

Grade(s): Middle School

Difficulty: Mild

Image links to the high school version of the Liberate Paris digital breakout.

Content: World War II

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Cuban Missile Crisis digital breakout.

Content: Cuban Missile Crisis

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Moderate. Students determine the locks sequentially, meaning they work on one lock at a time and advance by solving each lock. There are four locks in total.

Image links to the Defeat Barry Goldwater digital breakout.

Content: 1964 Presidential Election, Civil Rights Movement, Freedom Summer, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, Gulf of Tonkin, the Daisy Ad, and Barry Goldwater’s convention speech

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Challenging! Perfect for a 90-minute block or having a whole class work on a digital breakout.

Image links to Shirley Chisholm digital breakout.

Content: Shirley Chisholm, early 1970s America

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Moderate

Image links to the Richard Knickson digital breakout.

Content: Richard Nixon, Watergate, protests against the Vietnam War

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Mild

Image links to the Claim Reagan's Legacy digital breakout.

Content: Ronald Reagan, Conservatism, Supply Side Economics, Iran-Contra, 1980s

Grade(s): High School

Difficulty: Mild

Play code (if you are asked for it): 6PE-G7C-XUG

Students determine the locks sequentially, meaning they work on one lock at a time and advance by solving each lock. There are four locks in total.

I made this digital breakout using the BreakoutEDU digital platform. It is a paid product but comes free for a year with the purchase of a BreakoutEDU kit.