Full DBQ on the causes of the American Revolution. DBQ prompt is What were the causes of the American Revolution OR who was responsible for the outbreak of the American Revolution? Includes 7 documents with questions.
Guided notes on art in the Renaissance, to accompany 'Art in the Renaissance' PowerPoint. Includes fill-in-the-blank notes to foster note-taking skills and organization, and activities to encourage student engagement. Activities include art analysis
A packet with background, documents, and questions for students to understand the Dred Scott case and its implications for the onset of a civil war. Students will examine the results of the case, the opinions of those in the US, and answer critical
PowerPoint Presentation on the the rise of consumerism, social conformity, and the cultural trends that led to the quintessential American Dream. Includes many images, examples, and YouTube clips in PowerPoint itself.
Abridged (and simplified) versions of the Mayflower Compact and the 'City Upon a Hill' sermon. Includes short background information and reading comprehension questions. Document work for early American colonies of New England.
Student-centered web quest activity. Students work in groups to prove that their European country/ruler is the most absolute in the Age of Absolutism. PowerPoint includes introduction, instructions, resources, graphic organizers, and colorful
Background information on the reform movements of the 1800s (includes workers' rights, women's rights, abolition, education, and temperance) and includes one primary source reading per movement. (Companion graphic organizer also available for
PowerPoint presentation on Andrew Jackson and the Indian Removal Act, including the forced removal of the Cherokee tribe and the resulting Trail of Tears. Includes images and video link to YouTube clip.
Jigsaw activities on the societies of the 1400s including Europeans, Native Americans, and West Africans. Requires students to do research to examine the differences in these societies in regards to their location, their homes/communities, their