United States History Teacher Resources

Searching for a great idea to teach the thirteen colonies, the Constitution, the Civil War, or the civil rights movement? Look no further, as our collection of United States history resources is sure to have it!
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Significant Events in U.S. History

For Students 5th - 11th Standards
Memorizing a few very important historical dates can significantly help learners in framing their understanding of history as a whole. This simple graphic organizer allows learners to highlight momentous dates in United States history,...
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2018 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Learners explore the the Age of Imperialism using primary sources and an authentic College Board documents-based question. Other prompts explore the economic changes brought about by the American Civil War, technology, mercantilism, and...
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U.S. History Worksheet #72

For Students 5th - 8th
Why did the North win the war? In this United States history worksheet, learners utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to the Civil War. A short answer question is included as...
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U.S. History Worksheet #73

For Students 5th - 8th
Explore how the 14th Amendment changed the way the United States operated, both politicallay and socially. In this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank...
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U.S. History Worksheet #75

For Students 5th - 8th
Get the facts straight when it comes to the Reconstruction Era! In this United States history activity, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation following the Civil...
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2017 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Were unfair taxes really the cause of the American Revolution? Learners explore the complicated historiography behind the revolutionary period using authentic College Board prompts. The free-response questions from the exam feature...
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Contemporary U.S. History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this contemporary U.S. history activity, students respond to 8 short answer questions about 1980's and 1990's American culture and history.
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AP United States History Practice Exam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Looking for a practice set for the AP United States History exam? The packet for the 2015 exam provides just such an opportunity. Included in the resource are the same instructions, question types, and timing guides used in the May exams.
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Bio-Poems and U.S. History

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore U.S. History by writing poems. In this United States leader biography lesson, students identify elements needed to create a good poem, and write a Bio-Poem about themselves. Students utilize the same form to write a...
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U.S. History Worksheet #68

For Students 6th - 8th
In this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's early history. A short answer question about Abraham Lincoln is included as well.
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Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
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U.S History I Review for History Il

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners review all the information they gathered in their first United States History class. They identify the major contributors to early American history and how they have affected America today. In groups, they create a newspaper on...
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U.S. History

For Students 5th
In this U.S. history worksheet, 5th graders complete multiple choice questions about important events in U.S. history. Students complete 5 multiple choice questions.
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U.S. History Part 3

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these two recognizing facts and vocabulary words worksheets, students read facts about U.S. History and fill in the missing words in sentences and define vocabulary words from context. Students write 6 answers.
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2015 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do preservationists and conservationists differ? How did the Founding Fathers come to understand the American Revolution? Learners explore the queries and more using authentic College Board materials to prep for upcoming exams. 
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U.S. History: Chapter 11, Sections 1 & 2

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Reviewing American history from 1818 - 1832 (chapter 11 of an unspecified textbook), this presentation includes key terms and ideas about the era of Jeffersonian politics and the election of John Adams. The slides are in all caps, making...
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Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Dates

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
From 1500-2000, an interactive timeline details important events related to Latino Americans. Next, to each date are small, yet informative blurbs—some of which include videos. 
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U.S. History Worksheet #74

For Students 5th - 8th
How did politics play out during the Reconstruction Era? Historians utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's post Civil War history, focusing on Presidents Lincoln and...
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Active Reading with American History

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Explore connections within and between informational texts with this lesson about encyclopedia articles. Middle schoolers write encyclopedia articles focusing on topics in American history. They discuss how to determine credibility...
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Blacks During Reconstruction

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate U.S. history by examining the post Civil War era. In this reconstruction lesson plan, students identify the changes the Civil War brought to African Americans in the South. Students view a presentation based on...
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Grade 11 American History Unit 2 Test 1789-1865

For Students 9th - 12th
In this early American history activity, high schoolers respond to 25 fill in the blank, matching, and short answer questions about that nation and its leaders between 1789 and 1865.
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The Seven Indian Reservations of Montana

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore Native American history by researching a reservation of his or her choice. They then identify the seven Native American tribes living in Montana and where they are located. If you live in a state with Indian...
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An Introduction to Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance Of The Frontier In American History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is the modern American identity an outgrowth of European civilization, or is it a unique result of westward expansion? Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance of the Frontier in American History raises an important question about the...
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American Biography: Powhatan, Life in a Box, Revolutionary Timeline, Pathfinder

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the life of Powhatan. In this Native American history lesson, 4th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress. Students analyze primary images and documents about slavery. Analysis of...