The growth of the 19th century American economy, in the North and South, was directly related to Eli Whitney's cotton gin and its ability to increase cotton production in the South. This increase in production led to a greater dependence on slave
Lesson plan includes Do Now question, teacher notes, 3 page activity with primary and secondary source questions about Jefferson, Louisiana Purchase, Constitutional Power, and Lewis and Clark Expedition. Also there is an exit slip question.
President Trump issued 90 Executive Orders in his first 100 days in office. All Presidents since George Washington have used Executive Orders and sometimes they are very controversial. This lesson explains Executive Orders and several of President
Handout on Farewell Address of George Washington and Barack Obama that includeds excerpts of the actual addresses of both with questions.
Not a lesson just a handout on the Presidential Farewell Address.
Lesson plan including a Do Now, Notes, visuals, two-page handout, and an exit slip for US History, approximately 8th grade reading level.
Do Now includes a picture of a wagon to get the students thinking about how wagons might change society.
Overview of patents and technology in United States history with notes for lecture or handout, do now, six primary source documents and questions, and exit slip. Notes and questions written for middle school level readers, but easily adjustable for
Primary source document activity with notes, do now, and exit slip focusing on the inevitability (or not) of World War 1 following the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. The sources are New York Times articles with questions leading up to the exit