Call it "Music Monday", "Time-for-beats Tuesday", "History-song Hump-day", "Theme-song Thursday", or "Fun Friday" and use a history-themed song once-a-week all year long to enhance learning.
This download includes a 65-slide PowerPoint that matches 30 songs to topics studied in 8th grade U.S. History. Some songs are funny, others are serious, but all of them correspond to topics such as: Colonies, American Revolution, War of 1812, Era of Good Feelings, Manifest Destiny, Indian Removal, Westward Expansion, Texas Revolution, Mexican-American War, Presidents, Negro Spirituals, Civil War, Jim Crow Era, Indian Wars, the West, Oregon Trail, Railroads, Gold Rush, and more.
Each of the 30 songs has lyrics, images, and hyperlinks to listen to it online. Enjoy!