This is a primary source activity based upon John Smith's letter to the Queen in which he describes life in Jamestown, including his interactions with Powhatan and Pocahontas. Students will analyze the words of John Smith in old english and rewrite/interpret his words in an easier-to-understand way. This is not included in the Unit 1: American Colonies Bundle.
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Tennessee History: Buy a whole year or semester here.
Units include Powerpoints, Notes Packets, Study Guides, and Tests: Unit 1 "Indigenous Peoples" Unit 2 "Struggle for the Frontier" Unit 3 "Territory to Statehood" Unit 4 "Coming of Age" Unit 5 "Golden Age" Unit 6 "A Time of Trouble" Unit 7 "Reconstruction" Unit 8 "The New South" Unit 9 "Reform & War" Unit 10 "Modern Times"
TN Tests: Indigenous Peoples, Struggle for the Frontier, From Territory to Statehood, Tennessee's Coming of Age, Tennessee's Golden Age, A Time of Trouble, Reconstruction, The New South, Reform & War, and Tennessee in Modern Times
U.S. History (Colonial to 1877): Buy a whole year or semester here.
Units include Powerpoints, Notes Packets, Study Guides, and Tests: Unit 1 "Colonial America" Unit 2 "Road to Revolution" Unit 3 "Revolutionary War" Unit 4 "Launching a New Nation" Unit 5 "The New Republic" Unit 6 "Jeffersonian Era" Unit 7 "War of 1812" Unit 8 "Sectionalism & Reforms" Unit 9 "Age of Jackson" Unit 10 "Westward Expansion" Unit 11 "A Divided Nation" Unit 12 "Civil War" Unit 13 "Reconstruction" Unit 14 "Post-Civil War: American West" Bonus Units "WW1 & WW2"
Tests: Early Colonies, 13 Colonies, French & Indian War, Road to Revolution, Revolutionary War, Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution, New Republic, Jeffersonian Era, War of 1812, Sectionalism & Reforms, Age of Jackson, Westward Expansion, A Divided Nation, Civil War, Reconstruction, Post-Civil West, WW1, & WW2.
Map Activities: States & Capitals, Treaty of Paris (1763), (1783), Compromise of 1820, Columbian Exchange, Empires, Triangular Trade, Explorers & Conquistadors, Colonies, Cape Cod, New Netherlands Dutch Colony, Daniel Boone's "Wilderness Road," Lewis & Clark, Barbary Pirates, New Madrid Earthquake, Treaty of Ghent, Burned Over District, Erie Canal & National Road, 1818 & Adams-Onis, Trail of Tears, Texas Revolution, Pioneer Trails, Manifest Destiny, Bear Flag Revolt, Mexican War, Guadalupe-Hidalgo, 1850, Bleeding Kansas, Civil War Map, Emancipation Proclamation, Wild West i.e. Cattle Trails & Railroad, Gadsden Purchase, Basic U.S. map.
Activities: Pocahontas vs. Nancy Ward, John Smith, Bacon's Rebellion, Mayflower Compact, First Thanksgiving Dinner, The True Story of the First Thanksgiving, John Winthrop, Zenger Trial, Great Awakening (Old Vs. New Lights), Albany Plan of Union & Join or Die Cartoon, Poor Richard's Almanack, Loyalists vs. Patriots, Boston Massacre Propaganda, Declaration of Independence, Lost State of Franklin, Land Ordinance & Northwest Ordinance, Federalism Cake, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights "Time Machine", Memorize the Amendments in 10 Minutes, Draw the Bill of Rights, Rip Van Winkle, Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Neutrality Proclamation & Indian Policy, Hamilton vs. Jefferson, Federalists vs. Dem-Reps, The Precedent President, Jay's & Pinckney's Treaties, Adams Scandals, Jefferson's Trade Wars, "Draw the Battle" at Horseshoe Bend, Francis Scott Key, Sequoyah's Syllabary, Tecumseh's Speech, Monroe Doctrine, Marbury v. Madison, Gibbons v. Ogden, McCulloch v. Maryland, Worcester v. Georgia, Jacksonian Democracy in Action, Samuel's Memory, Alamo Letter, Push-Pull Factors, Resistance to Slavery, John Brown: Hero or Terrorist? Activity, Sojourner Truth, Declaration of Sentiments, Frances Wright's "Nashoba," Frederick Douglass, Dred Scott v. Sandford, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Confederate Preamble, Jefferson Davis, Gettysburg Address, Homestead Act, Reconstruction Amendments, Johnson's Impeachment, Plessy v. Ferguson, Black Codes & Jim Crow Laws, Literacy Test, Brown v. Board, Gideon v. Wainwright, Landmark Supreme Court Cases, and Martin Luther King,
World History: Check out these great activities & tests below!
Tests: Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Israel, Ancient India, Ancient China, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Fall of Rome, Islamic World, Africa, China, Japan, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution & Enlightenment, and Explorers & Ancient America.
Map Activities: Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Israel, Ancient India, Ancient China, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Great Schism, Islamic World, Africa, China, Marco Polo & Zheng He, Japan, Europe, Crusades, Italian City-States, Explorers & Conquistadors, Ancient Americas