This is a wonderful and engaging activity for students that can be used in many ways.
Provided in the product are nine separate brackets for various units of U.S. History, specifically the FL EOC curriculum. The units are as follows: Civil War/Reconstruction, Gilded Age (2 brackets), World War I, Roaring 20s, Great Depression/World War II, Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, and Modern America.
Each bracket has 16 people, events, or terms from the test specs. Students must narrow the 16 down to 8, the 8 down to 4, the 4 down to 2, and the 2 down to 1.
There are lots of fun and engaging ways to use these brackets in class. It can be silent individual decisions leading to an essay, cooperative group decisions leading to a presentation, classroom vote involving debate, etc.