Ye Olde US History Emporium

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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“Great!” In the 1896 case of Plessy v. Ferguson the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of races in public life was perfectly legal under the doctrine of “separate but equal.” This ruling legitimized Jim Crow laws and second-class citizenship for
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5...
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
Writing the U.S. Constitution was the easy part; the hard part was convincing the states to subordinate their freshly won sovereignty from England to the new national government to be created under the Constitution. The battle over ratification of
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, RI.8.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4...
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“Great primary source activity!” The Louisiana Purchase was one of the most defining moments in our nation’s development as a global power. For a relative pittance, the country doubled in size overnight. Yet this landmark purchase wasn’t even a
Subjects:
U.S. History, European History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2...
$3.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“My students loved this!!” Even before the Constitution had been ratified and the new nation created, the question had already been raised: how would new territories be included in the budding nation? It was Thomas Jefferson who provided the answer
Subjects:
U.S. History, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks, Games
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.10
$4.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“My students were enthralled with this game and it really helped seal their understanding.” Jamestown was the first English foothold in North America, and the first colonists had a very rough go of it. In fact, during the “Starving Time” winter of
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Games
$4.00
32
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
In 1858, as the fight over the future of slavery in the United States was reaching fever pitch, the Supreme Court was asked to rule on the case of Dred Scott v. Sandford. Scott, a slave from Missouri, had lived with a previous owner both in the free
Subjects:
Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.6...
$2.00
4
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
It’s one thing to simply memorize the Bill of Rights; it’s quite another to actually understand how they apply in everyday life. Teaching the former gives students words but no understanding for what they mean; teaching the latter gives students
Subjects:
Civics, Government, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.10
$3.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
The study of America, from its founding through the Civil War, necessitates a close examination of the enslaved peoples whose labor built this nation and the "peculiar institution" which required a horrific war to bring to an end. Part of that study
Subjects:
U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5...
$4.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“Helpful!!!” The American Revolutionary War was an epic and complex eight year struggle for independence. For the Americans it was, in many ways, a “two steps forward, one step back” slog of trying to hold on until the British – who struggled with
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Games
$4.00
8
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
Unlike the American Revolutionary War, there was no conflict or disagreement among African-Americans over which side to support. Although Northern policy at the beginning of the war was to preclude black participation in the war effort, both the
Subjects:
U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2...
$6.00
4
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
It’s one thing to simply memorize the Bill of Rights; it’s quite another to actually understand how these Amendments apply in everyday life. Teaching the former gives students words but no understanding for what they mean; teaching the latter gives
Subjects:
Civics, Critical Thinking, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Homeschool Curricula, Activities
$2.00
3
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“Thank you! My students loved it!” Let’s face it – review of Checks and Balances is not exactly a student’s idea of fun. As a teacher, however, you can take away most of the boredom and drudgery by making a game out of it. This 74 slide Quiz Show
Subjects:
Civics, Government
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Test Prep, Games
$4.00
9
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
The American Revolutionary War didn’t just highlight the hypocrisy of those American leaders (such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson) who fought for their own freedom while enslaving others. It also presented enslaved African-Americans with
Subjects:
U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5...
$6.00
3
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“Excellent Unit! Thank you!” Harassed into leaving England and unhappy with their new home in Holland, the Pilgrims took a literal leap of faith in coming to the New World to begin a new colony where they could practice their particular brand of
Subjects:
Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5...
$6.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“I really like your units. They are detailed and allows for critical thinking on the part of the students. Thank you!”Why did the European colonists in the New World use African slaves for their labor? How did the system of enslaving an entire race
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2...
$12.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
“I really like your units. They are detailed and allows for critical thinking on the part of the students. Thank you!”The end of the Revolutionary War did not create the United States; rather, it created 13 independent, sovereign states loosely
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3...
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
"Great activity!" President Lincoln wasn’t even on the original guest list for the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Both he and the war were highly unpopular at the time, given the appalling numbers of casualties and no end in sight.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5...
$2.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
In this mini-unit, students will learn about the unique experience of women in the Civil War. Frustrated with societal norms that prevented them from participating as men could, many women disguised themselves as men and fought, spied for their
Subjects:
U.S. History, Women's History Month
Grades:
7th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4...
$4.00
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
The study of America, from its founding through the Civil War, necessitates a close examination of the enslaved peoples whose labor built this nation and the "peculiar institution" which required a horrific war to bring to an end. In this mini-unit,
Subjects:
U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Original Textbooks
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5...
$6.00
2
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By Ye Olde US History Emporium
The American Revolutionary War presented a particularly sticky problem for Native Americans east of the Mississippi. While most tribes simply wished to remain neutral in a conflict that they did not understand, American and British agents were both
Subjects:
Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5...
$3.00
2
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Trial attorney for 18 years, teacher for 14.

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Demanding with a sense of humor. I respect my students as thoughtful, intelligent beings who want to be told the truth - warts and all - and can handle it.

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BA in Psychology, UC Berkeley; JD, UC Davis; Single & Multiple subject credentials, Cal State East Bay

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