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On This Day: California Gold Rush

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Upon hearing of the gold discovery at Sutter's Mill in California in the 1840s, a flood of migrants went West in search of wealth and fame. Others, such as Chinese workers, came from farther away. Using video clips from historians and...
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The Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify the routes involved in the Gold Rush on a map. In this map skills lesson, students use a United States map to locate the routes used to travel to California during the Gold Rush. Students demonstrate how to use the map...
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Striking It Rich!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the California Gold Rush. They explore the lure of gold and the Wild West, how pioneers traveled to the West, and the hardships and people they encountered along the way. Activities be authentic, hands-on, and...
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Romanticism, Transcendentalism, and Gothic Literature

For Students 9th - 12th
Introduce viewers to the five "I"'s of Romanticism—imagination, intuition, idealism, inspiration, and individuality—with a colorful presentation that details the concepts of the American Romantic movement and features American poets,...
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Gold Found in California

For Students 4th - 5th
In this historical reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a factual account of the Gold Rush. Students answer 14 questions about the passage.
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Heritage: Seeking Land or Gold

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a persuasive letter home defending their decision either to settle in Utah and farm the land, or to go on to California to seek gold. They analyze a problem, make a decision, and write a letter defending their choice.
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Becoming American: exploring Names and Identities

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the links between one's name and his or her identity.  In this World History activity, 10th graders create a class identity chart.  Students analyze quotes dealing with identity.
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Nonfiction History Stories

For Students 4th - 5th
Three different reading comprehension worksheets are all related to understanding informational or historic stories. Learners read the stories (non included) then answer ten short answer, ten multiple choice, and ten five 'w'...
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Manifest Destiny

For Students 5th - 6th
In these manifest destiny worksheets, students read the definition for manifest destiny and its appearance in America in the 1840s. Students learn about the Homestead Act and study a painting of a depiction of manifest destiny.
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The Kansas State Capitol

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research the Kansas state capitol building. For this historical landmark lesson, 2nd graders explore the Kansas state capitol. Over three days students explore the Governor's office, Senate and House of Representatives,...