United States 1820
In this United States historical map worksheet, students examine the state and territorial boundaries as well as the large cities of the nation in 1820.
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Mapping our Way- A journey through United States Expansion
Students explore the Westward Expansion. In this United State expansion instructional activity, 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 Project Choices
What a great list of brief research projects for reviewing the era of westward expansion in the United States! Learners are directed to choose and complete three of the projects on the given list, which includes opportunities to design...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A House Divided: Slavery and the Civil War
What efforts were made by Abraham Lincoln to preserve the Union, and how did the Emancipation Proclamation signal a shift in the aims of the Northern states? Young historians answer these questions by analyzing primary sources and...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Timeline-History of Portland Main and the US
This is a handout of four different timelines. It contains four columns, each provides a chronological list of event starting in 1776 and ending in 2001. Timelines showcase changes and major historical events for the Portland...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Andrew Jackson: 1767-1845
A thorough examination of Andrew Jackson's presidency and politics, these slides contain important facts and pictures of the growing United States. Events such as the Trail of Tears and the Tariff Battles of the early 19th century are on...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Background to the Conflict:Pre-Civil War Days
With a complete overview of the events and factors that led to the Civil War, this presentation would provide a great way to review information discussed in class. The facts about the Civil War are laid out in an attractive and easy to...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Age of Jackson
Review the depth and complexity of Andrew Jackson's presidency and the beginnings of modern American politics with this engaging video. Topics covered include: the second bank of the United States, the Missouri Compromise, the rise of...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching American History Project Lesson
Fifth graders research the history of the American West. In this United States history lesson, 5th graders complete 6 activities to learn about the American West. Students research the Oregon and California Trails, the Donner Party, Kit...
5th Social Studies & History