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The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Students engage in a lesson which relates to the power granted to the president and the Senate to make and approve treaties with foreign nations. They closely the examine the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican War.
The Louisiana Purchase
In this Historical Facts worksheet, learners read a passage about the Louisiana Purchase and answer 8 fill in the blank and 7 true/false questions.
The Sedition Act and the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Should limits be placed on freedom of speech in a time of national emergency? This is a question that has arisen at various points throughout the history of the United States, first originating with the Sedition Acts of 1798. Read about the events that led to the passage of this act and how the state legislatures of Virginia and Kentucky would subsequently resolve this act to be unconstitutional.
Jeffersonians in Office
If you're looking for a description of the major happenings of the presidencies of both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, then this is the resource for you. Similar to a textbook reading, this worksheet offers a great deal of information and is followed by a few assessment questions to check for understanding. It can be assigned as an independent reading or homework assignment, but you may wish to jigsaw the material or ask clarifying questions along the way if done as a whole-group reading activity.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about George Washington. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
The Amistad Case
Students research the case of The Amistad and the individuals involved with the case. They write editorials, compare the movie version to actual historical documents and write a one-act play presenting their findings.
Henry Laurens in the Tower of London
Eighth graders examine primary sources regarding Henry Laurens and his time in the Tower of London. In this American Revolution lesson, 8th graders create illustrated journals based on their research of imprisonment of Henry Laurens.
Chapter 2 – The US From 1789 to 1815
In this U.S. history learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages about the country from 1789-1815 and respond to 36 short answer questions.
Examining Washington's Farewell Address
Tenth graders analyze George Washington's Farewell Address. In this primary source analysis lesson, 10th graders read the document and respond to discussion questions about it. Students assess the practicality of Washington's advice.
Fort Clatsop: The Corps of Discovery's Winter at Fort Clatsop
Students investigate the Lewis and Clark expedition and how it helped to shape American expansion during its early history. Students reflect upon the period of history and its implications for America.
A Nation Conceived in Liberty
Twelfth graders complete readings from the packet to explore themes in American history from the seventeenth century until the Civil War. In this American history lesson, 12th graders read and discuss their assigned document sets and prepare a presentation to give a synopsis of the documents. Students construct a document based question patterned after the Advancement Placement questions and devise a rubric for scoring their question.
Think about the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence with your budding historians. They analyze the importance of historical documents by examining several famous documents, and then they complete activities that check their understanding of the documents. Also included is an activity that breaks up the Preamble and pairs motions with certain phrases to help learners remember it.
Review or introduce key vocabulary concerning early American government. There are 20 slides, each containing a brief definition and a concept, law, or person from the time of the first presidency.
What Experiences Shaped the Founders' Thinking about Government?
Students study the ideas and experiences that shaped the founding fathers' perspective about government. For this the government lesson plan, students examine the Articles of Confederation as they relate to the power of government. Students then study the experiences that led to the American Revolution.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of James Monroe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of John Adams. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Primary Source Adventures: Texas Annexation: United We Stand? Lesson Plan
Seventh graders study the national effect that the annexation of Texas had on the 1844 Presidential election using primary source documents which they access through web based sources. They examine slavery in Texas during the 1840's and complete a quiz worksheet.
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Natural Dyes
Second graders explore the work of Americans when it came to coloring materials. In this interdisciplinary lesson, 2nd graders follow the provided steps to make natural goldenrod dye from scratch.
Students examine American beliefs and principles reflected in U.S. Constitution, identify rights guaranteed by U.S. Constitution, and discuss how principles outline role of United States government in order to insure that just, free society is maintained.
Students explore how historical documents have clarified and secured individual rights for citizens and outlined the role of government in the United States. Through discussion and text reading, they explain the American beliefs and principles reflected in the Constitution and discover the rights guaranteed by the Constitution are enforced.