Conflicts and Battles Teacher Resources
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The Iron Horse vs. the Buffalo: Indian-Settler Conflict on the Great Plains
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...
Conflict in Alabama in the 1830s: Native Americans, Settlers, and Government
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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 is part of a unit on the expansion of the United...
The Natives and the English
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Colonization Effects From First Encounter through US Federal Policy
8th - 12th
Young scholars examine American policies. In this Native American history activity, students compare and contrast life in America prior to colonization and following it. Young scholars discuss policies that displaced Native Americans.
Myth of the West: The Battle of the Washita
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Negotiating a Treaty between the US Government and the Native Americans
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.
20th-Century Warfare: Unique Contributions of American Indians
11th - 12th
Learners discover the contributions of the Navajo Code Talkers. In this 20th century conflict instructional activity, students watch a video about the contributions of Native Americans to the World Wars I and II as well as Vietnam....
Conflict Over North American Lands
4th - 5th CCSS: Designed
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...