The State of Mormonism
Students investigate the history of Mormonism and how this religion has shaped Utah's identity. They explore various websites, answer discussion questions, take a virtual tour of the Mormon Trail, and read newspaper articles about Mormonism.
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Mapping our Way- A journey through United States Expansion
Students explore the Westward Expansion. In this United State expansion lesson, students use various primary sources to complete maps of the United States, as they looked prior to and after the Westward movement.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Westward Expansion Packet
What major trails were used for westward migration of the American people during the nineteenth century? With these worksheets, your young historians will use and analyze maps to discover more about the travels of Jedidiah Smith, and to...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Why did people care about the Butler Act?
Learners review information about religious movements in the United States. In this Butler Act lesson, students view a video and read in their textbook about the Butler Act. Learners review documents about the Scopes trial and complete...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Antebellum Revivalism and Reform
A gold mine for American history teachers, this presentation cascades through the middle of the 19th century with the central themes of moral and social reform. Between the blossoming Mormon church, the tightening of the Temperance...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History