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Colonial North America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an...
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The Iron Horse vs. the Buffalo: Indian-Settler Conflict on the Great Plains

For Teachers 10th
The Iron Horse encroached upon the land while conflicts escalated between Native Americans and the settlers. Sophomores study the print, American Progress then discuss how American progress affected Native Americans. They will study the...
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Conflict in Alabama in the 1830s: Native Americans, Settlers, and Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To better understand the Indian Removal Act of 1830, class members examine primary source documents including letters written by Alabama governors and the Cherokee chiefs. The lesson plan is part of a unit on the expansion of the United...
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The Natives and the English

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dig deeper into our traditional understanding of the relationship between Native Americans and English settlers in colonial America. From early beginnings that saw mutually beneficial relationships among Native Americans and colonists...
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Modern Interpretations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To conclude an eight-lesson study of the events that occurred in the early colonial period in Deerfield, Massachussetss, class members evaluate the point of view and bias found in late 19th and early 20th century retellings.
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Standing Bear Day 1

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use the RAFT writing method to analyze the impact of the Trail of Tears. In this activity on the impact of settlers on Native American populations, students analyze the Ponca tribes, standing Bear and the Cherokee Trail of...
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The Cherokee in Georgia: What do You Think?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the issues related to the removal of the Native Americans from Georgia. They show their understanding of the issues through reflection, discussion and a project.
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Colonization Effects From First Encounter through US Federal Policy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine American policies. In this Native American history lesson, students compare and contrast life in America prior to colonization and following it. Learners discuss policies that displaced Native Americans.
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The Young Indan Supermarket

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the significance of buffalo to the Great Plains Native Americans. In this Native American history instructional activity, students conduct research to compare and contrast how buffalo were are valued by the Great Plains...
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Myth of the West: The Battle of the Washita

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Go West, young man! Scholars use PBS video clips, slide shows, and interactive materials to create a picture of Manifest Destiny in the American West. Using a variety of primary and secondary sources, young historians learn about the...
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Postcards From the American West

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Why did people move westward in the United States? Your young historians will examine the experiences of various groups on the American frontier, from a miner working near the Comstock Lode in Nevada, to an Apache chief from the...
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Negotiating a Treaty between the US Government and the Native Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the implications of the Indian Removal Act. In this Native American history lesson, students simulate the treaty process and research the interaction between natives and settlers in the American West.
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Native Americans 1700s-1800s

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate and explain major Native American groups, events, individuals and conflicts from the 1700s through the 1800s in the early American colonies and the United States.
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The Displacement of the Native Americans

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders comprehend the interaction and conflict between Native Americans and white settlers in the years following the Civil War. They examine how those conflicts impacted the Native American way of life on the Great Plains.
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Encounters – Native Americans and Euro Americans (1850-1870)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students consider the plight of Native Americans. In this Oregon history activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding land conflicts between the whites and Native Americans. Students discuss resettlement and...
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The Wedding of Pocahontas and John Rolfe

For Teachers K - 4th
Explore European settlers by researching the history of Virginia. In this Native American history lesson, students identify the famous American Indian Princess named Pocahontas, her relationship with John Smith, and her marriage to...
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20th-Century Warfare: Unique Contributions of American Indians

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discover the contributions of the Navajo Code Talkers. In this 20th century conflict lesson, students watch a video about the contributions of Native Americans to the World Wars I and II as well as Vietnam. Students also use...
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Queen Anne's War and Its Impact on Deerfield

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Class members read a series of primary and secondary source materials to examine the effects of Queen Anne's War, also know as the War of Spanish Succession, on the Pocumtucks and other Native Americans in the area of Deerfield, MA.
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Native American and White Settler Lifestyle

For Students 5th - 6th
In this American West worksheet, students review the lifestyles for the Native Americans and the white settlers. Students determine why there would be conflict between the groups based on the lifestyles.
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Conflict Over North American Lands

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Readers are introduced to some of the conflicts that arose over land and resources in the Americas in a two-part cross-curricular comprehension worksheet that asks kids to study the article and then to use information provided to respond...
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James Welch's Fools Crow

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore the history of Montana's Native Americans by reading James Welch's Fools Crow. Set shortly after the Civil War, the novel focuses on a young Blackfoot Indian and his tribe. Over the course of several weeks, class members...
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Fort Owen: Cultural Crossroad of the Bitterroot Valley

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the history of Bitterroot Valley. They conduct research using primary and secondary resources. The analysis of the information is used to discover the true relationship the settlers and native peoples. Then...
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Problems and Events Leading Up To the Attack of 1704

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Groups read primary and secondary sources detailing the ambush at Bloody Brook on September 18, 1675 and the attack on The Falls in May of 1676. After examining the results of each attack, groups reflect on the language used in the...
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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...