United States History Teacher Resources

Searching for a great idea to teach the thirteen colonies, the Constitution, the Civil War, or the civil rights movement? Look no further, as our collection of United States history resources is sure to have it!
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The End of Slavery in the United States DBQ

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders reflect on what slavery might have been like. In this U. S. history lesson, 5th graders, participate in a class discussion about slavery, then create a timeline of what a slave's life might have looked like.
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Undercover-ed

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your class engage in critical-thinking activities using this resource. Learners discuss a variety of topics they think get too much, or too little, attention from the press. They analyze why these topics are over or underrated....
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Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
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American History Impact of the Women’s Movement

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Take a look at important images that depict the women's suffrage movement, the support for the Equal Rights Amendment, and wage equity for women over the last two centuries. As class members work through a lesson on primary source...
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Where in the United States Are We?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders collaborate with another fifth grade classroom while learning about various locations in the United States. This is a telecollaborative video conferencing project that is designed for students studying United States history...
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U.S. History Worksheet #74

For Students 5th - 8th
How did politics play out during the Reconstruction Era? Historians utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's post Civil War history, focusing on Presidents Lincoln and...
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2015 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do preservationists and conservationists differ? How did the Founding Fathers come to understand the American Revolution? Learners explore the queries and more using authentic College Board materials to prep for upcoming exams. 
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U.S. History Knowledge Test 3

For Students 4th - 6th
In this U.S. history trivia worksheet, students answer twenty multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of U.S. history. This is an interactive worksheet.
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Contemporary U.S. History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this contemporary U.S. history worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer questions about 1980's and 1990's American culture and history.
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How Much Do You Know about American History?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 7 multiple choice questions about events in American history. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Father of Our Country

For Teachers 5th
Explore United States history with this lesson on George Washington and the Revolutionary War. After reading biographical information about George Washington, learners make a list of ten reasons for the revolution. They create a timeline...
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Boston Massacre

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore U.S. history by reading an assigned historical text in class. Novice researchers utilize the Internet to find facts of the massacre and view images regarding the fighting and violence. They write a paragraph defending their own...
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Bio-Poems and U.S. History

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars explore U.S. History by writing poems. In this United States leader biography lesson plan, students identify elements needed to create a good poem, and write a Bio-Poem about themselves. Young scholars utilize the same...
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Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Dates

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
From 1500-2000, an interactive timeline details important events related to Latino Americans. Next, to each date are small, yet informative blurbs—some of which include videos. 
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U.S. History: Chapter 11, Sections 1 & 2

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Reviewing American history from 1818 - 1832 (chapter 11 of an unspecified textbook), this presentation includes key terms and ideas about the era of Jeffersonian politics and the election of John Adams. The slides are in all caps, making...
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African American History Month Poem

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students construct a poem inspired by African American History Month. In this poetry lesson, students watch the video, "Boycott" and are instructed on how to write a haiku. Students use imagery and metaphors to construct a haiku about...
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The Seven Indian Reservations of Montana

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore Native American history by researching a reservation of his or her choice. They then identify the seven Native American tribes living in Montana and where they are located. If you live in a state with Indian...
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PBS Lessons for Black History Month

For Teachers K - 12th
Explore US history with your charges by providing age-appropriate Black History Month activities. (Five options are provided with this resource.) Read biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Rosa Parks and other...
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An Introduction to Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance Of The Frontier In American History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is the modern American identity an outgrowth of European civilization, or is it a unique result of westward expansion? Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance of the Frontier in American History raises an important question about the...
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Writing to Reflect on African American History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers perform in a play demonstrating and event or significant individual in African American history. They research significant events and individuals in African American history. They write and present visual presentation...
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Black History: Famous People, Movements, Events (Crossword Puzzle)

For Students 8th - 11th
If you want a light exercise to review 12 famous people, events, and movements in American history, with a focus on African-American history, this crossword puzzle may be useful. It requires familiarity with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther...
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American History

For Students 7th
In these United States history worksheets, use the clues to find the correct word from the list and write them on the lines. Students then use the numbered letters to help them solve the riddle about Paul Revere. Students complete the...
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Asian-American History

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore aspects of Asian-American culture.  In this lesson plan, students use the internet to research American history and the Asian American experience, complete Asian inspired art and read a biography. This lesson includes...
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Jeopardy: American History Style - June 19, 2007 4th Period

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders apply their knowledge of the past week's lessons to the game, Jeopardy: American History Style. They think of a team name, and review the categories to determine their strongest area. Students are told the game rules. ...