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How did politics play out during the Reconstruction Era? Historians utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's post Civil War history, focusing on Presidents Lincoln and Johnson. A short answer question about Reconstruction is included as well. Consider using this as a companion to a reading assignment, or to solidify research students have already completed.
In this contemporary U.S. history worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer questions about 1980's and 1990's American culture and history.
Explore racism in American history by viewing the images included. Groups collaborate to utilize the think-pair-share technique, brainstorming about words that describe modern schools. They view a slide-show of pictures related to integrating the school system over 50 years ago.
Students explore the meaning of the term "philanthropy" and the qualities that philanthropists share, especially good character and personal virtue. They list and describe how three volunteer groups act for the common good and summarize how five individuals in United States history demonstrated good character and personal virtue.
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 7 multiple choice questions about events in American history. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students discuss equality and fairness by reading a Maya Angelo poem.  In this U.S. history lesson plan, students read the poem I Know Why Caged Birds Sing, and discuss how the era it was written in affected the words.  Students identify the framework of poetry and categorize each line.
In this United States history activity, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the Civil War. A short answer question is posed to students as well.
In this United States history worksheet, learners utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's early history. A short answer question about Abraham Lincoln is included as well.
Fourth graders study the Texas City Disaster, the largest industrial accident in United States history. They examine the explosions of the SS Grandcamp and the SS High Flyer and their effect on the oil refining center of Texas City and on industrial safety procedures.
Fourth graders investigate the Civil War by researching the state of Virginia.  In this US History lesson, 4th graders identify Abraham Lincoln, James Chestnut and Fort Sumter, and discuss their roles in the start of the Civil War.  Students examine maps and photographs on the Internet in order to complete worksheets and take a quiz.
In this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the War of 1812. A short answer question is included as well.
In this United States history worksheet, middle schoolers utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the Era of Good Feelings. A short answer question is included as well.
In this United States history instructional activity, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the beginning of the War of 1812. A short answer question is included as well.
In this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to The Hartford Convention. A short answer question is included as well.
In this United States history worksheet, middle schoolers utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's early history. A short answer question is included as well.
In this United States history worksheet, middle schoolers utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the War of 1812. A short answer question is included as well.
In this United States history worksheet, learners utilize a word bank of 10 terms or names in order to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's early history. A short answer question about turnpikes and canals is also included.
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages about the Civil War and respond to 48 short answer questions.
In this United States history activity, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to the Industrial Revolution. A short answer question is included as well.
Young scholars investigate the African American culture in the 1920's and the Harlem Renaissance. They read and analyze poems written by poets of the Harlem Renaissance, listen to jazz music and identify the characteristics of the music, and answer a discussion question.