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This document based questions asks students to discuss the causes of the Great Depression that grew throughout the 1920's. Before students write an answer to the essay they have learned about six basic causes, which are then woven into the
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Activities, DBQs, Assessment
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The 1920's were a decade of massive change in the United States. This Document Based Essay asks students to grapple with the impact of those changes by asking the following question: America witnessed rapid, fundamental change in the decade of
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U.S. History
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9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Activities, DBQs, Assessment
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This PowerPoint presentation looks at the social and economic reality of life in the Antebellum south, a reality based on the institution of slavery. It starts with an examination of the cotton gin and northern textile manufacturing on slavery in
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation covers the origins, theology, and impact of the Second Great Awakening. It begins by briefly examining the beliefs of Deism and the Unitarians. It continues with a focus on the religious beliefs of the Second Great
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation covers the presidency of Andrew Jackson. It begins with an examination of the factors that brought Jackson to the White House, most importantly the "rise of the common man" to political power in America. It then delves
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation charts the growth of manufacturing and early industry in America, focusing on the Market Revolution of the early 19th century. It begins with an examination of the factors that initially limited America's industrial
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint examines the policy of mercantilism as it existed between Britain and its North American colonies. It briefly touches on the Navigation Acts and the Dominion of New England. It's based on The American Pageant chapters 4 and 5 and
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint covers the causes and outcomes of the French and Indian War. Specifically, it charts the growing tension between Britain and France over the Ohio River Valley as North America got caught up in existing European affairs and
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation examines the reality of life for the working class in Gilded Age America. It begins by examining statistics regarding working hours, wages, safety, and child labor. The evidence paints a grim picture. Things were not
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation begins by examining the actions of President Jefferson. It begins by examining the extent to which the so-called "revolution of 1800" was revolutionary, especially from the perspective of the Federalist party. It then
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation examines the eight years of Ronal Reagan's presidency. It begins with the election of 1980. Reagan's supper from the so called "new right" is covered establishing the backlash against the counterculture, against the
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U.S. History, World History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation focuses on the emergence of the abolitionist movement in the 1830's-1840's. It begins with a brief examination of organized slave rebellions in American history including the Rebellion of 1712, the Stono Rebellion,
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation attempts to explain why the United States was attacked on September 11, 2001. It begins by briefly examining the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. In doing so it looks at U.S. attempts to work with and equip the
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U.S. History, World History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint illuminates elements of the First Great Awakening including its theology and impact. It's based on The American Pageant and is used in an AP United States history class.
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation covers the basics of America's foreign policy during the Era of Good Feelings. It begins with an examination of the Treaty of 1818 and sets the stage for John Quincy Adams as a very effective Secretary of State. It
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint covers the two terms of George Washington's administration. It begins by briefly examining the formation of the U.S. government under the recently ratified Constitution including the passage of the Bill of Rights and the Judiciary
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation illuminates the growth of organized labor unions during the Gilded Age. It begins with a brief overview of how unions work and why they can be effective. It them examines the growth and goals of several specific unions
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation charts Bill Clinton's two terms as president. It begins with the election of 1992 highlighting the impact of the economy and H. Ross Perot. It then quickly covers the highlights of his eight years in office. In doing
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation explains the factors that allowed industry to explode in America during the Gilded Age. It first explores the impact of technology covering things like the railroad, steel, oil, and electricity among others. It then
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U.S. History
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10th, 11th, 12th
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Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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This PowerPoint presentation examines the Native American tribes of the Great Plains and their struggles with the U.S. government and westward expansion. It begins by charting some of the similarities amongst Great Plains tribes highlighting the
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U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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