Colonial Period Battles, Rebellions, and Wars Teacher Resources

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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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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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Colonial America: Causes Of The American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Pupils 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. Pupils complete the provided worksheets and...
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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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America: 1763-1776

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, learners respond to 50 multiple choice questions about colonial America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Mercantilism and The Colonial American Economy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The invisible hand of trade. Viewers use the AP review video to learn the impact of mercantilism on the American Colonies. They examine the question of taxation without representation as the colonists get more and more upset with the...
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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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Crossword: Introduction to Colonial America

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this crossword worksheet, 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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Conflict and Captivity in the Colonies

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine the coexistence of Native Americans and colonist in colonial America. In this colonial America lesson, students research primary documents regarding Hannah Dustin and  Mary Rowlandson's captures and releases at the hands...
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The Horse America Throwing His Master

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners create timelines that span from the Seven Years' War to the Treaty of Paris. In this colonial America lesson, students research the provided primary images and documents from the era as well as information about events during...
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The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This fantastic video discusses the economic foundations and major implications of the Seven Years War in the United States. It begins by covering the roots of the war in the battle between the British and French over trade in the...
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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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The French and Indian War (1754-1763)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the French and Indian War. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
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The French and Indian War (1754-1763)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz learning exercise, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the French and Indian War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Lesson 5: Rally the Colonists

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discover the role that propaganda played in prompting the colonists to rebel against the British. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders analyze the Gadsden Flag and discuss how slogans inspire people to act.
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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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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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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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World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was the role of food in World War II? Examine Japan and Germany's pursuit of autarky and the acquisition of resources with a Crash Course World History video, which also addresses the varying ways that countries fighting in World...
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European Nations Settle North America: Guided Reading

For Students 7th - 10th
McDougal Littell provides this learning exercise 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...
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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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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...