American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)

American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
American History Webquest Bundle (1877-2001)
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The bundle contains 20 webquests for essential content in American History from 1877-2001. The webquests are designed for upper middle and high school students. I have included answer keys. Please message me if you have any questions.

The documents can be uploaded to your personal website or Google Drive; however, please make sure it is password protected.

I have included PDF and Word Doc versions for each webquest.

The following webquests are included in the bundle:

American West Webquest (45 questions)
Topics:
Homestead Act
Dawes Act
Chief Joseph
Cattle Drives
Cowboys
Indian Wars
Transcontinental Railroad
Wounded Knee


Industrial Revolution Webquest (40 questions)
Topics:
Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution
Causes of the Industrial Revolution
Negative impacts of the Industrial Revolution
Inventions (spinning jenny, power loom, steam engine)
Henry Bessemer
Transportation and the Industrial Revolution (Steamboat and Locomotive)
Communication and Banking in the Industrial Revolution (Telegraph)
Quality of life during Industrialization (social groups, overcrowding, pollution, unsanitary living conditions)
Industrialization Beyond Britain
Jacob Riss (1890 Life in the City)
Andrew Carnegie
Child labor


Spanish-American War Webquest (31 questions)
Topics:
Causes of the war
Building an American Empire
Explosion of the USS Maine
U.S. response to the USS Maine explosion
Reasons why Americans supported war with Spain
Era of overseas expansion
The war in Cuba
The fall of Santiago
Rough Riders
Theodore Roosevelt
Defeating Spain in the Philippines
Commodore George Dewey
Manila Bay
U.S. annexes the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo
American expansionism
Spanish possessions that became part of the U.S.


Gilded Age Webquest (41 questions)
Topics:
Transcontinental Railroad
Tycoons
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Robber Barons
Industries Dominated by Robber Barons
Industrial Revolution
Reasons for Immigration
Effects of Immigration
Effects of Rapid Population Growth
Gilded Age Homes
Vanderbilt Estate
Income Inequality
Social Darwinism
Muckrakers
Jacob Riis
How the Other Half Lives
John D. Rockefeller
Upton Sinclair and The Jungle
Labor Unions
Railroad Strikes
Engineering Advances
Electricity
Alexander Graham Bell
Women in the Gilded Age
Women's Suffrage
Women's Philanthropy
Jane Addams and the Chicago Hull-House
Carrie Nation
18th and 19th Amendments
Native Americans during the Gilded Age
Effects of the Populist Party
End of the Gilded Age
Panic of 1893
Progressive Movement
Theodore Roosevelt
Reforms during the Progressive Era
World War I


World War I Webquest (32 questions)
Topics:
Archduke Ferdinand
Alliances
Imperialism
Schlieffen Plan
Trench Warfare
Battles of Yypress
Chlorine gas
Battle of Verdun
Battle of the Somme
Hindenburg Line
Submarines
Cambrai
Tanks
Armistice


The Roaring Twenties Webquest (27 questions)
Topics:
Consumer society
Mass culture
The New Woman
Flapper
19th Amendment
Labor saving appliances
Radio
Movies
Automobiles
The Jazz Age
The Charleston
Prohibition
18th Amendment
Bootleggers
Organized Crime
Al Capone
The Great Migration
Ku Klux Klan
Nativist Movement


Pearl Harbor Webquest (23 questions)
Topics:
Location and date
Japan
Causes and effects of Pearl Harbor
American naval vessels, battleships, and airplanes destroyed
Casualties
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Japan and the Road to War
Japan expanding into China
The U.S. response to Japan declaring war on China
Economic sanctions against Japan
Undefended facilities at Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona
Reasons Japan wanted to destroy the Pacific Fleet
Impact of the attack
Aircraft fleet not at Pearl Harbor
The U.S. navy rebounds quickly
FDR's speech "A Date which will Live in Infamy"
America enters World War II
American people united to go to war
Congress approved FDR's declaration of war
German and Italy declare war against the United States


The Great Depression Webquest (34 questions)
Topics:
Causes and effects of the Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Unemployment numbers
"Roaring Twenties"
Recession
Investors
"Black Thursday"
"Black Tuesday"
Stock market crash spread throughout the world
Gold standard
Hoover administration handling of the crisis
Effects on American towns and cities (bread lines, soup kitchens, and homeless people)
Effects on farmers (crops rotting in the fields)
Bank closures
FDR and the New Deal
Percentage of US unemployment
FDR's "bank holiday"
"Fireside chats"
FDR's first 100 days
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Institutions created by the New Deal
Political movements caused by Depression-era hardships
Economic effects of FDR's decision to support Britan and France during WWII.
Social Security Act


New Deal Webquest (30 questions)
Topics:
FDR's Promises
Unemployment percentages
FDR's Inaugural Address
"Fireside Chats"
First Hundred Days
Great Depression
Prohibition
TVA Act
Effects of the National Industrial Recovery Act
Second New Deal
Works Progress Administration
Wagner Act
Effects of the Social Security Act of 1935
FDR's Second Term
Organized Money
The Supreme Court during FDR's Presidency
National Recovery Administration
Agricultural Adjustment Administration
FDR's Plan to Protect his Programs
Difficulties in 1937
Recession
Anti-Roosevelt Sentiment
United States enters World War II
New Deal Programs and American Politics
New Deal Programs Today


World War II Webquest (30 questions)
Topics:
Pearl Harbor
American casualties
Japan entering China
Japanese Soldier's Individual Flag meaning
Three things Hitler and the Nazi Party rebuilt in 1933
Causes of WW2
German Nazi Swastika Flag meaning
Machine guns
Benito Mussolini
Franklin D. Roosevelt
FDR and the radio
Women in WW2
"I Want You" poster meaning
German submarines
D-Day
Battle of the Bulge
Holocaust
Miracle at Midway
President Truman
Atomic bomb
Vital weapons used during the war
Nurses and the Red Cross
African Americans
United Nations


Holocaust Webquest (35 questions)
Topics:
Past and present meaning of "Holocaust"
Reasons why Adolf Hitler did not like the Jewish people
Anti-Semitic & Hitler's Rise to Power
Nazi Revolution in Germany
Beginning of the War
The "Final Solution"
Holocaust Death Camps
Nazi Rule Comes to an end, as Holocaust continues to claim lives
Aftermath & lasting impact of the Holocuast
Holocaust Concentration Camps Photo Gallery


The Cold War Webquest (36 questions)
Topics:
Cause of the Cold War
Containment
The Atomic Age
Space
The Red Scare
North Korea
Close of the War


John F. Kennedy Webquest (32 questions)
Topics:
Early life
Beginnings in Politics
Jackie Lee Bouvier
JFK's Road to the Presidency
Lyndon Johnson
1960 Election
Richard Nixon
Televised debates
JFK's Inaugural Address
JFK's Foreign Policy Challenges
Bay of Pigs
Communist leader Fidel Castro
Berlin Wall
Naval blockade of Cuba
Foreign affairs victory
Conflict in Southeast Asia
Vietnam
JFK's Leadership at Home
Peace Corps
JFK's Legislative Priorities
Civil Rights Bill
JFK's response to riots at the University of Mississippi
JFK's assassination
Lee Harvey Oswald
Conspiracy theories


Civil Rights Era Webquest (30 questions)
Topics:
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rosa Parks
Segregation
Discrimination
Thurgood Marshall
James Meredith
Jackie Robinson
Freedom Riders
1963 March on Washington
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
Boycotts
24th Amendment
Malcolm X
Selma
Civil Right Act of 1965
Rodney King


Martin Luther King, Jr. Webquest (31 questions)
Topics:
Civil Rights Movement
Goals of MLK
Peaceful protest
Montgomery Bus Boycott
1963 March on Washington
School life
Marriage
People that influenced MLK (Gandhi)
Attacks on MLK
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Nonviolent protest (boycotts, marches, and sit-ins)
Civil Rights Manifesto (Letter from Birmingham Jail)
Effects of the March on Washington
Civil Rights Act of 1964
"I Have a Dream" speech
Violence in Selma
Selma to Montgomery march
Voting Rights Act
Assassination


Vietnam War Webquest (41 questions)
Topics:
Roots of the Vietnam War
U.S. Intervention
Strategy of Attrition
Impact of the Tet Offensive
Vietnamization
Legacy of the War


Reagan Era Webquest (37 questions)
Topics:
1980 Presidential Election
Reagan Democrats
Jimmy Carter
Iran Hostage Crisis
Assassination Attempt
1984 Presidential Election
Walter Mondale
Reaganomics
Trickle-Down Economics
Recession
Defense Spending
National Debt
Strategic Defense Initiative
Reagan and Gorbachev
Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty
Freedom Fighters
Communism
Bombing of Libya
Iran-Contra Affair
Life in the 1980s
Drug Problems in the 1980s
Spread of Diseases
End of the Cold War
Gorbachev's Policies of Glasnost and Perestroika
The Unraveling of the Soviet Bloc
Poland Elects a Noncommunist Government
The Soviet Union is Dissolved


Iran Hostage Crisis Webquest (31 questions)
Topics:
Causes of the Hostage Crisis
The U.S. Embassy in Tehran
President Carter
The Shah and the C.I.A.
1953 Coup
The Iranian Revolution
Operation Eagle Claw
Iranians want Shah in exchange for Hostages
Media's Coverage of the Crisis
The 1980 Election
Ronald Reagan
Reagan's Campaign Staff and the Iranians
U.S. and Iran Negotiations
The Release of the Hostages


Persian Gulf War (Desert Storm) Webquest (30 questions)
Topics:
Background of the Persian Gulf War
Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait & Allied Response
The Gulf War Begins
Air Offensive in Iraq
War on the Ground
Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War

September 11 Attacks Webquest (28 questions)
Topics:
Causes and effects of 9/11
Al-Qaeda
Casualties
World Trade Center
Osama bin Laden
Reasons al-Qaeda attacked America
Pentagon Attack
Effect of the 757 on the Pentagon
Twin Towers Collapse
Cause of the World Trade Center collapse
World Trade Center Data (casualties and survivors)
Flight 93
Passengers on Flight 93 attack cockpit
Flight 93 crash in western Pennsylvania
Three theories of intended targets of Flight 93
Total number of people killed in the 9/11 attacks
America's response to 9/11
George W. Bush
Operation Enduring Freedom
Taliban
Death of Osama bin Laden
President Obama's June 2011 announcement
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