Mexican American History Teacher Resources
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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War
18 mins 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFollow Texas history from Native Americans all the way to the 21st Century. Teachers analyze the creation of a year-long course on Texas history and use a wide range of teaching subjects and materials to guide them through the state's...
History of Immigration Through the 1850s
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone living in the United States today is a descendant from an immigrant—even Native Americans. Learn about the tumultuous history of American immigration with a reading passage that discusses the ancient migration over the Bering...
Examining Secondary Sources: The American Revolution
9th - 11th
Learners who have a grasp on the events of the Revolutionary war view clips from five different films as secondary sources. They take notes on each clip thinking about historic inaccuracies. They then view parts of the film The Patriot...
History of Immigration From the 1850s to the Present
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Statue of Liberty may embrace the huddled masses of the world, but has American society always joined in? After young historians read a passage about the history of American immigration in the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on...
Identity Questions: Mexican-American and African-American Quests for Identity in the 19th and 20th Centuries
9th - 12th
Learners examine the identity issues of Mexican Americans and African Americans. In groups, they analyze the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Great Migration and how it affected each group. To end the lesson, they compare and contrast...
And Justice for All: The Trail of Tears, Mexican Deportation, and Japanese Internment
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Native American displacement, deportation of Mexican Americans, and Japanese internment are the focus of this history resource. It includes learning objectives, a materials list, key terms, related sources of information, an anticipatory...
The Brief American Pageant: Manifest Destiny and its Legacy
8th - 11th
Frame your lecture about Manifest Destiny around these maps, which portray the extended boundaries of various American territories in the 19th century. Campaigns of the Mexican War, and a map of the Spanish Missions on the West Coast are...