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2017 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWere unfair taxes really the cause of the American Revolution? Learners explore the complicated historiography behind the revolutionary period using authentic College Board prompts. The free-response questions from the exam feature...
Missing Pieces of the Puzzle: African Americans in Revolutionary Times
New ReviewWhat's missing from most studies of the American Revolutionary War is information about the role African Americans played in the conflict. To correct this oversight, middle schoolers research groups like the Black Loyalists and Black...
How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning
5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBenjamin Franklin was never an American president, but he is considered a Founding Father because of his innovative contributions to American politics, science, and economics. Learn more about the way Ben Franklin influenced historical...
Franklin, Master Diplomat
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile many often associate Ben Franklin with his kite electricity experiments, budding historians find out he contributed much more. They discover Franklin's political savvy by examining primary sources in the informative installment of...
An Overview: British Colonies, French and Indian War, American Revolution
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhy did people first come to America, and what effects did their arrival have on indigenous cultures? Scholars access the interactive text set to discover the reasons people immigrated during the colonial era. Pupils also engage in close...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
Alexander Hamilton: Lawyer, Writer, and Founding Father
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars analyze the impact Alexander Hamilton had on the creation of the United States. Primary documents and video clips give learners a glimpse into the life of one of America's Founding Fathers, arming them with enough information to...
The French Revolution: Crash Course
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An episode from a world history video playlist on the French Revolution presents a very rapid review of the key events of the revolution. It then provides viewers with the narrator's rationale for considering the French Revolution more...
Lesson 1: How Do Society’s Expectations Influence Education?
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The history of women's education can be traced back to the delicate stitching of student samplers from the 19th century. Modern-day pupils examine and analyze four primary sources, three of which are images of embroidered samplers, which...
An Introduction to Thomas Paine's Common Sense
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Most American are familiar with Thomas Paine's impassioned plea about the importance of liberty, but they may not be as familiar with the other ideas put forth in his pamphlet Common Sense. Introduce class members to Paine's...
Conceived of Compromises: Creating the US Constitution
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The United States Constitutions is one of the world's oldest written constitutions that is still in use today. Learn more about the creation of a document that regulates the separation of powers, checks and balances, and citizens' rights...
U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Advanced #1
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
What do Boston Harbor, the Electoral College, and Chief Powhatan have in common? They all represent vital moments in American history—and they are all clues in a thorough and challenging crossword puzzle about the United States...
Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Entire Revolutionary War
19 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A thorough and measured look at the American Revolution includes movements on an animated map, high-quality reenactments, and instructive narration that takes learners through the vital first steps of the United States of America.
Letter from George Washington to Martha Washington
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
How did George Washington feel about leading the army during the early days of the American Revolution? Learn about his feelings with an excerpt from a letter to his wife, Martha, and with careful consideration of key vocabulary words.