Colonial Period Battles, Rebellions, and Wars Teacher Resources

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Colonial America and Revolution

For Teachers 8th Standards
The first series of lessons in this unit module examines George Washington's contributions to the Revolutionary War and as the first president of the United States. Scholars also consider Washington as a slaveholder and discuss attitudes...
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Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The three lessons in the “Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (AAPI) in Congress” module are designed to help young historians understand the important role Americans with heritage in Asia and the Pacific Islands have played in American...
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History Review: Colonial America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore key moments in American history with the click of a mouse! Learners read 50 questions from different eras in early America, and watch the rest of the presentation to find more questions to answer.
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Colonists Divided: A Revolution and A Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the background of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students examine the viewpoints of Patriots and Loyalists as they prepare for a classroom debate regarding the war.
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Tribes and Colonists

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Native American culture and lifestyle in colonial America are the backdrop for these tasks aimed at improving writing and research skills. Young researchers use graphic organizers, journals, creative writing through story telling,...
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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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The Seven Years War

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Colonial America brought two nations to war: the British and the French. Scholars research just what caused this conflict to take place, while looking into the long-term ramifications in the American colonies, with an informative and...
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Colonialism and American Foundations Sample Test Questions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
What was the main cause of European colonization in America? How did Thomas Paine's Common Sense play a role in the establishment of the United States? What was the trans-Atlantic slave trade? These are just a few of the many questions...
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Hollywood Squares: Revolutionary War

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Play a game of Hollywood Squares as a way to review facts about the Revolutionary War. Each of the nine questions cover major events such as the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the Stamp Act.
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America: 1763-1776

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about colonial America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Colonial America: Causes Of The American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the causes of the American Revolution. In this colonial America lesson, students read handouts regarding the sequence of events that led to the commencement of the war. Students complete the provided worksheets and...
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Crossword: Introduction to Colonial America

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this crossword instructional activity, students read 14 clues pertaining to colonial America. Students place their answers in this puzzle which does not have a word bank.
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North America Gets a Theater...Riot: Crash Course Theater #29

For Students 9th - 12th
Welcome to America! A very entertaining video teaches pupils the history of drama and how it made its way to America. It discusses those that were not pleased with the appearance of theater in the New World and even tells the tale of a...
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Conflict and Captivity in the Colonies

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Young scholars examine the coexistence of Native Americans and colonist in colonial America. For this colonial America lesson, students research primary documents regarding Hannah Dustin and  Mary Rowlandson's captures and releases at...
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The Coming of Independence

For Students 7th - 8th
Provide your learners with an opportunity to show what they know. Have them answer 10 questions on colonial America, 13 Colonies, colonial legislature, and popular sovereignty. There are 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.
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On This Day: The End of the French and Indian War

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Most Americans don't connect the French and Indian War with the American Revolution. Yet, scholars consider the expensive war as a major cause of the conflict. Watching video clips of historians speaking about the conflict, budding...
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The Vietnam War (1945 – 1975)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Have you ever wanted to do something so perfectly you wound up not doing it well at all? Young historians use primary and secondary documents to analyze the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. The issues surrounding the...
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Colonial Broadsides and the American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students access the Library of Congress's collection of Broadsides (printed material with news, entertainment, advertisements, etc.) and explore their impact on events leading up to the Revolutionary War. They create a timeline with...
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American History: Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Preview vocabulary common to lessons or units on regarding colonial America. Each slide provides a simple definition of a word, event, or concept-related life in early America. There are 20 different terms.
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Give Me Liberty

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders determine how the colonial experience led to the thirst for American independence. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders explore the effects of colonial self-government on rebelling from British control. Articles...
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Samuel's Choice

For Teachers 5th
The book, Samuel's Choice is used to illustrate the decisions that African Americans who were enslaved during the Revolutionary War had to make. The series of four lessons is designed to be implemented after the book is read. The book,...
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The American Revolution: Creating a New Nation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The American Government was founded on several major principles which led to the US Constitution, Federal System, and Bill of Rights. This presentation follows Colonial America on its journey from colony, to freedom fighter, to...
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King Philip's War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
King Philip's War was the crescendo of a violent period between the Pequot and English colonists. Using documents from English settlers, including a contemporary report on the conflict, learners explore the little-known period. They then...
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European Nations Settle North America: Guided Reading

For Students 7th - 10th
McDougal Littell provides this worksheet to accompany an unnamed textbook reading on North American colonization. The graphic organizer helps readers record summaries of what they learn about as they read, and a writing prompt invites...