This is a very comprehensive unit that has videos, activities, interactives, etc. I use this in my own classroom and took about 6 hours to create (I wish I could pay someone $5 to do 6 hours worth of work for me! :)
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SS5H3 The student will describe how life changed in America at the turn of the
a. Describe the role of the cattle trails in the late 19th century; include the Black
Cowboys of Texas, the Great Western Cattle Trail, and the Chisholm Trail.
b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George
Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and
Thomas Edison (electricity).
c. Explain how William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt expanded America’s
role in the world; include the Spanish-American War and the building of the
d. Describe the reasons people emigrated to the United States, from where they
emigrated, and where they settled.
e. Describe the impact of westward expansion on Native Americans; include the
Battle of the Little Bighorn and the relocation of Native Americans to