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United States History

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Four Worlds of History

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State Report

State Scavenger Hunt

My Family History

Founding of a Nation

Establishing a Colony

The New England Colonies

The Mayflower Compact

The Magna Carta

The Jamestown Online Adventure

Early America History Detective

Early America PowerPoint Notes

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

The Beginning of Slavery in America - Textbook questions

Roots of Representative Government

Roots of Representative Government PowerPoint Notes

Thirteen Colonies Maps

Thirteen Original Colonies

American Revolution from Brain Pop

Liberty! The Road to Revolution Game

John Adams – Lesson Plans and Activities based on the HBO miniseries on the life of John Adams, his extraordinary relationship with his wife Abigail, and the first 50 years of the United States.

Tighter British Control

Americans Declare Their Independence PowerPoint Notes

Declaration of Independence Vocabulary Assignment

Declaration of Independence Flash Cards

Declaration of Independence Fill in

Declaration of Independence Vocabulary PowerPoint Notes

The Declaration of Independence

War for Independence History Detective

American Revolution CyberHunt

Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunt

American Independence Flash Card Activity

American Revolution Review Games

The Constitution

Why do we have rules and laws?

Confederation Era PowerPoint Notes

The Confederation Era

The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom: The Road to the First Amendment

The Articles of Confederation

Articles of Confederations Questions

The Constitutional Convention

Constitution Created Vocabulary

Confederation to Constitution Speller

Confederation to Constitution Learn

Confederation to Constitution Scatter

Confederation to Constitution Space Race

Confederation to Constitution Practice Test

Constitutional Convention PowerPoint Notes

Constitutional Convention Notes

The Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan

The Preamble to the Constitution

Preamble Vocabulary PowerPoint

Preamble Vocabulary PDF

Comparing the Articles and the Constitution

Ratifying the Constitution Notes

The Ratification Debate

Ratifying the Constitution

The Federalist Papers

Model Lesson 1 - Slavery and the Constitution

Constitution Handbook

The United States Government

Constitution PowerPoint Notes

The Constitution from SparkNotes.com

Branches of Government

Excerpt from Thomas Jefferson's letter to James Madison

Bill of Rights PowerPoint Notes

Bill of Rights Review Game

Bill of Rights Scatter

The Bill of Rights Explained

Bill of Rights Practice Quiz

Could you pass the latest citizenship test? – In October 2008 a new version of the U.S. citizenship test will be taken by all applicants. Could you pass it? The questions are usually selected from a list of 100 samples that prospective citizens can look at ahead of the interview. Some are easy, some are not. We have picked some of the more difficult ones.

Practice Test for the U.S. Citizenship Test

Could you pass the citizenship test?

The Citizenship Test: All 100 possible questions

Three Branches of Government game

First Amendment Rights in Everyday Life

Court Cases and the Bill of Rights PowerPoint

Due Process in Schools

Constitution Test Review

Constitution Review Game

Revolution and Constitution Document-based Activity

Early Republic

Washington's Presidency

About George Washington

Presidential Swearing-In Cereomony

Challenges to the New Government PowerPoint

Shays’ Rebellion: A Massachusetts Farmer’s Account

George Washington and the Whiskey Rebellion

The Whiskey Rebellion and the New American Republic

George Washington and the Issue of Slavery

The Alien and Sedition Acts

Launching a New Republic

Jefferson vs. Hamilton

Model Lesson 2: Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson Background Readings

Alexander Hamilton’s Ideas about Government and the Federalist Party

Thomas Jefferson’s Ideas about Government and the Democratic-Repubilcan Party

Who is the speaker? Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Structured Practice - Providing evidence to support your position

Jefferson Takes Office

Founding Fathers: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, and Hamilton

Marbuy vs. Madison

How Laws are Made

Political Parties

How Citizens Participate

Washington's Farewell Address

Early Republic CyberHunt

James Fenimore Cooper and Washington Irving

American Writers Scatter

American Writers Practice Quiz

Early Republic PowerPoint Review

Jefferson Takes Office Game

Early Republic Review Game

Ideals of a New Nation

Problems with Foreign Powers notes

Problems with Foreign Powers

The War of 1812

Star Spangled Banner Vocabulary PowerPoint

Star-Spangled Banner Vocabulary PDF

Star Spangled Banner web search

Westward Expansion

The Louisiana Purchase

Louisiana Purchase Notes

The Lewis and Clark Expedition

Lewis and Clark Journals

The Northwest Ordinance

Andrew Jackson Notes

Politics of the People

Jackson’s Policy Towards Native Americans

Andrew Jackson Political Cartoons PowerPoint

Andrew Jackson Political Cartoons

The Second Bank of the United States

President Jackson's Veto Message Regarding the Bank of the United States

At Home on the Fringes of the Prairie

Trails West

The Oregon Trail

Oregon Trail Game

Texas Revolution PowerPoint Notes

Mexican American War PowerPoint Notes

The Mexican War

The Gold Rush

Manifest Destiny Notes

Westward Expansion Document-based Activity

Westward Expansion PowerPoint Review

Westward Expansion Online Review

Westward Expansion Review Game 1

Westward Expansion Review Game 2

First Semester Review Project

North South Review Quiz

North South Review Quiz 2

First Semester Final Review Game 1

First Semester Final Review Game 2

First Semester Final Review Game 3

The North and South

Comparing and Contrasting the North and South

Comparing and Contrasing the North and South PowerPoint Notes

Nationalism and Sectionalism Vocabulary

Nationalism and Sectionalism

The North Changes

Henry Clay's American System

The Monroe Doctrine

Hopes of Immigrants Vocabulary

The Hopes of Immigrants

Important American Writers PowerPoint Notes

The History of Education in America

Early Industry and Inventions PowerPoint Notes

Nullification and States' Rights

Women's Rights Movement

Women's Rights Movement Textbook questions

Model Lesson 3: The Early Women's Rights Movement

The Declaration of Sentiments

"Let Us All Speak Our Minds"

Ain't I a Woman

The Women's Rights Movement

The Women's Suffrage Movement

Abolition Movement

The Abolition Movement Textbook Questions

Timeline of Slavery in America

Plantations and the Spread of Slavery

Uncle Tom's Cabin

The Dred Scott Decision

Slavery Dominates Politics PowerPoint Notes

Harriet Tubman


Frederick Douglass and John Brown

Abolition Quotes: Frederick Douglass and John Brown

Abolition Movement Essay Prompt

Student Handout 6 Essay Organizer - Abolition Movement

North and South Document-Based Activity

Abolition and Women's Rights Review Games

The Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850

The Civil War

Lincoln's Election and Southern Secession: Asking your own questions

Lincoln's Election and Southern Secession

Election of 1860

The Crisis Deepens PowerPoint Notes

The Civil War Begins Vocabulary

The Divided Union

War Erupts

The Civil War Erupts

Civil War Begins Notes

Abraham Lincoln's Speeches

Eyewitness Account of the Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg

Gettysburg Address Vocabulary PowerPoint

Civil War Soldiers

Civil War Battles

Life in the Army

The Civil War and the Southern Family

The North Wins

Important People from the Civil War

Glory Movie Questions

Glory Discussion Questions

A Nation Torn Apart: Civil War Research Documents
Civil War Songs

Civil War Women

The Emancipation Proclamation

A Modern War

Can Numbers Tell a Story?

The Gettysburg Address

Civil War Casualties

Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

Ulysses S. Grant & Robert E. Lee

Civil War Reviews
Civil War Review PowerPoint

Civil War Games 1

Civil War Games 2


Reconstruction Notes

Rebuilding the Union

Reconstruction Terms and Names

Reconstruction Model Lesson Documents

Reconstruction Model Lesson PowerPoint

Reconstruction Visual Analysis Worksheet

Was Reconstruction more of a success or a failure for freedmen? (Document 3 worksheet)

Document 3 PDF

Reconstruction Amendments

The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

African Americans After Slavery

Reconstruction PowerPoint Review

Reconstruction Games

Growth in the West

Texan and Tejano Accounts of Comanche Relations

Old West Scavenger Hunt

Native American History

Visit to the Autry National Center

The Industrial Revolution and the Early 1900's

Industrial Revolution PowerPoint Notes

The Growth of Industry

The Rise of Big Business

Industrial America

Rural Americans Move to the Cities

Re-Defining the Role of Women in Industrial America

Final Project


World History in Medieval Times



CSI: Rome – The Assassination of Julius Caesar

Beginning of Christianity

Communication Then and Now

Justinian Code

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic PowerPoint Notes

Ancient Rome – Lessons from the Constitutional Rights Foundation


Life on the Arabian Peninsula textbook questions

The Religion of Islam PowerPoint Notes

Islam and Muhammad Textbook questions

My Name is Osama – A short story by Sharifa Alkhateeb and Steven S. Lapham

Me without my hijab – Removing my head covering changed how I saw myself and the world.

America's Beauty Is In Its Diversity

The Prophet Muhammad's Last Sermon

Medieval Muslim Life Revealed in TheRubiayat by Omar Khayyam

Medieval Sourcebook: From The Sunnah

Religious Architecture and Islamic Culture

Islam After Muhammad Vocabulary

Islam After Muhammad's Death textbook questions

The Rise of Muslim States PowerPoint Notes

Islam Model Lesson Gallery Walk Pictures

The Qur'an and Sunnah in Daily Life

Qur'an and Sunnah Quotes

Islam Crossword Puzzle 1

Islam Crossword Puzzle 2

Islam Review

Religions of the Western World


Introduction to Africa PowerPoint Notes

Africa Maps

Africa Vobabualry

West African Culture and Daily Life

Economics in Africa PowerPoint Notes

The Empire of Ghana Assignment

The Empire of Mali Assignment

Model Lesson 2: Ghana and Mali
Introduction to West Africa


The Empires of Ghana and Mali

Ghana and Mali Primary Sources

Summary Practice

The Significant Features of Ghana and Mali

Africa Cyberhunt

Africa PowerPoint Review

African Mask

The Americas

Americas Chapter Walk

Mayan Civilization Chapter Questions

Mayan Culture

Maya Document Based Questions

Aztec Civilization Chapter Questions

Story of the Aztecs

The Incas

Inca Textbook Questions

Inca Document Based Questions

Empires of the Americas PowerPoint Review


Geography of China

China Chapter Walk

Civilization of China Chapter Vocabulary

Advances Under the Tang and Song Chapter Questions

Imperial Rule in China

China Cyberhunt

Chinese Religions

Chinese Religions PowerPoint

China Notes

Cultural Diffusion

The Spread of Buddhism in Tang China

China Model Lesson Transparencies

The Spread of Buddhism in China Paragraph

China Review

Tang and Song Crossword 1

Tang and Song Crossword 2


Japan Chapter Walk

Japan Chapter Vocabulary

A Samurai Warrior

The Diary of Murasaki Shikibu – Descriptions of ladies of the court

Origins and Ancient Sumo


Prince Shotoku

Japan Cyberhunt

Japan Crossword Puzzle

Japan Document Based Activity

Middle Ages in Europe

The Development of Feudalism

Europe in the Middle Ages

Daily Life in Medieval Europe

Heraldry Game

Coat of Arms

Design a Coat of Arms

Kids' Castle

The Black Death

Black Death PowerPoint Notes

The Role of the Church and the Crusades

The Crusades


The Renaissance

Renaissance Inventions PowerPoint Notes

Renaissance Chapter Walk and Vocabulary

Leonardo da Vinci's Notebook

Important People from the Renaissance

Renaissance Crossword Puzzle

Renaissance Spreads Crossword Puzzle


Reformation Terms and Names

Reformation Textbook Questions

The Reformation

Martin Luther and the Reformation

Important People from the Reformation

Renaissance and Reformation Review

Scientific Revolution

Scientific Revolution Questions

Roots of the Scientific Revolution

Scientific Revolution Graphic Organizer document

Scientific Revolution Graphic Organizer PDF

Retrying Galileo

Important people and inventions from the Scientific Revolution

Age of Exploration

Age of Exploration Textbook Questions

Exploration Terms and Names

European Exploration

Important People from the Age of Exploration

Enlightenment and Age of Reason

Enlightenment Textbook Questions

Enlightenment Terms and Names

Important People and Documents from the Enlightenment

Important People from the Renaissance, Reformation, and Age of Discovery, and Enlightenment PowerPoint


Ancient History

Early Humans

Early Humans

Early Humans begin to farm PowerPoint

Early Humans Review Games


Mesopotamia PowerPoint Notes

Mesopotamia Video Fill in

Hammurabi's Code of Laws

Mesopotamia Match - Learn about Mesopotamia by playing the games and taking the practice test

Life in Sumer Flash Cards - Play a varitey of games to learn about life in Sumer

The Assyrians - Play a variety of games to learn about the Assyrians

Mesopotamia Review Flash Cards

Egypt and Kush

Ancient Egypt Cyberhunt

Egypt Review Games


Ancient Hebrews Cyberhunt

Ancient Israelites Review Games


Ancient India Cyberhunt

Hinduism PowerPoint Notes

Buddhism CyberHunt

Ancient India Review Games 1

Ancient India Review Games 2


Han Dynasty PowerPoint Notes

China Review Games


Ancient Greece PowerPoint Notes

Introduction to Greece Flash Cards

Introduction to Greece Scatter

Introduction to Greece Practice Test

Greek gods and goddesses PowerPoint


Ancient Civilizations Cyberhunt

Geography Lessons

Introduction to Geography

Where in the World?

What in the world is wrong with this map?

Latitude and Longitude interactive

Latitude and Longitude

Map Skills

Landforms and Bodies of Water

Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make me a Map

Country Report

Homeroom Lessons

If I Ruled the School

Owning my Feelings

I am Poem

About Me

Facts You Should Know

What is the right thing to do?


How To Say No

Brain Teasers

I Made a Mistake


The Amazing Mayans

Foods as Medicine

Galileo's Vision


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1788Constitution ratified.
1789Washington inaugurated President - establishes cabinet with Departments of State, War, and  Treasury.
1789Judiciary Act of 1789 - creates Supreme Court with six justices and provides for lower courts.
1789French Revolution overthrows French monarchy.
1789Tariff of 1789 ­ protective tariff instituted.
1789Congress submits the Bill of Rights for Ratification.
1790Hamilton submits his Reports on Public Credit ­ outlines his financial program concerning  assumption of state debts.
1791The Bank of the United States created, enacting second element of Hamiltonís financial plan.  Launches constitutional debate between Jefferson and Hamilton. 
1791Hamilton submits his Report on Manufactures to Congress ­ calls for high tariff, federal aid for  public works projects to promote U.S. industry
1791Congress passes Whiskey Tax, on recommendation of Hamilton.
1791Bill of Rights ratified by the states.
1793France declares war on Britain.
1793Proclamation of Neutrality issued by Washington in war between Britain and France.
1793Citizen Genet affair - furthers tension between America and France.
1794Whiskey Rebellion erupts in rural Pennsylvania over whiskey tax. Washington calls out 13,000  troops to put down the insurrection.
1795Jayís Treaty with Britain ­ ratified by narrow margin in the senate. Arouses controversy,  particularly along sectional and party lines. 
1796Pinckneyís Treaty with Spain­ resolves boundary disputes in the South and West.
1796Washingtonís Farewell Address ­ warns against divisiveness of political parties and against  entangling alliances with European nations. 
1797John Adams (Federalist)  inaugurated President, Republican Thomas Jefferson is Vice President. 
1797XYZ Affair ­ results in an undeclared naval war (quasi-war) with France, and sharp rise in  anti-French sentiment.
1798Alien and Sedition Acts passed by Federalist Congress - inspired in part by anti-French  hysteria and designed to silence Republican opposition and strengthen federal government.
1798Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions drafted by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison ­ protest  the usurpation of power by federal government under Alien and Sedition acts. Promote compact  theory of government (state sovereignty) and doctrine of nullification.
1800Election decided by the House of Representatives due to a deadlock ­ Thomas Jefferson is  chosen, Aaron Burr becomes Vice President. These difficulties result in the 12th Amendment to  the Constitution, passed in 1804. 
1800Washington D.C. established as the nationís capital - moved from Philadelphia. Washington  D.C. is officially incorporated as a city in 1802.
1800Treaty of Mortefontaine ­ restores normal diplomatic relations between France and the U.S.,  ending undeclared naval war. 
1801John Marshall, a Federalist, is nominated Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by President  Adams.
1801"Midnight Justices" appointed by President Adams ­ opposition to which will lead to 1803 case  Marbury v. Madison.
1802Thomas Jefferson inaugurated as President.  Aaron Burr is Vice President.
1802Excise duties, including controversial whiskey tax, abolished by Congress.
1803Naturalization Act of 1798, part of the Alien and Sedition act, nullified by Congress.
1803Marbury v. Madison ­ the Supreme Court rules an act of Congress null and void, thus  establishing the principle of judicial review.
1803Louisiana Purchase ­ for approximately $15 million, the United States purchases the territory  from France, thus doubling the land of the United States. Jefferson and Democratic-Republican  Congress take a loose construction of the Constitution.
1804Lewis and Clark Expedition, sponsored by the U.S. government, sets out
1804Federalist associate justice of the Supreme Court Samuel Chase impeached by Republican  House of Representatives for partisan conduct unbecoming to a judge. Senate acquits in 1805.
1805Hostilities between France and Britain are renewed; harassment of U.S. neutral shipping is  reinstituted, leading to public antipathy toward the British.
1805Napoleonic wars continue to disrupt American commercial shipping. 
1806Thomas Jefferson inaugurated for his second term as President. George Clinton is Vice President. 
1806Report on the continuing British interference with commercial shipping of neutral nations,  including America, delivered to Congress by Secretary of State James Madison. Senate issues a  resolution condemning British actions as "unprovoked aggression."
1806First Non-Importation act passed by Congress - forbids the importation from England of  enumerated items. Becomes effective in 1807.
1806Ban on all slave importation to the United States, to become effective January 1, 1808,  requested by President Jefferson in a message to Congress.
1807Monroe-Pinckney Treaty, negotiated between U.S. and Great Britain, is received by President  Jefferson ­ failure for American diplomacy because Britain has made no concessions on problems  of impressment and interference with American commercial shipping. Jefferson never submits  the treaty to Congress; hopes to reopen negotiations.
1807Leopard-Chesapeake Affair ­ British ship, the Leopard, tries to stop the U.S.S. Chesapeake  off the coast of Virginia. British commander insists that four men on the Chesapeake are  British deserters and demands their surrender. American commander refuses to acquiesce;  British open fire. The incident brings Britain and the U.S. to the brink of war. 
1807Robert Fultonís steamboat, the Clermont, travels from New York City to Albany, inaugurating  the era of commercially successful steamboat navigation. 
1807First Non-Importation act becomes effective ­ fails to secure any concessions from the British in  the matter of harassment of American commercial shipping. 
1807Embargo Act requested by President Jefferson in a message to Congress ­ Federalist faction tries,  but fails, to block this measure; embargo on all trade with foreign nations becomes law. Forbids  all American ships to set sail for foreign ports. The act is widely protested in states with  maritime interests, such as New England.
1808Second and third Embargo acts are passed, reinforcing the first ­ poses economic hardships on  New England states and does not achieve concessions from Britain. 
1809Enforcement Act passed ­ designed to enforce Embargo Acts by halting smuggling activities;  leads to further protest in New England, and interpretation of the Embargo Act as pro-French  and anti-British. 
1809New England Conventions called to nullify the Embargo. Governor of Connecticut, John  Trumbull, maintains that the Embargo Acts are an unconstitutional exercise of power by the  federal government. 
1809Non-Intercourse Act signed by President Jefferson in response to widespread opposition to the  Embargo Acts ­ reopens all overseas commerce to American shipping, except that of France and  Britain. Should France, Britain, or both, halt their interference with neutral shipping, trade  may resume with these nations as well. 
1809James Madison inaugurated as President. George Clinton is Vice President. 
1809Proclamation reinstating trade with Great Britain issued by President Madison.
1809Reinstatement of Non-Intercourse Act by President Madison.
1810Maconís Bill #2 passed by Congress - authorizes President Madison to reopen trade with Britain  and France, but stipulates that he may restore non-intercourse with either nation if interference  with American shipping does not cease. 
1810Midterm elections drastically alter political alignment of both houses ­ prevalent nationalism  and pro-war sentiment sweep the "War Hawks" into office.
1811Reinstatement of non-intercourse policy against Great Britain.
1812President Madison asks Congress for a declaration of war against Great Britain. Congress  supports war, except for most New England states and other maritime and commercial states  such as New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. 
1812James Monroe is inaugurated for his second term as President. He has defeated antiwar  candidate DeWitt Clinton of New York. Madisonís Vice President is Elbridge Gerry. 
1814Hartford Convention secretly convenes - 26 Federalist antiwar delegates gather to adopt a  series of statesí rights proposals in the form of amendments to the Constitution. News of the  New Orleans victory brings the Convention to an end, and the Convention will become an object  of public derision, as well as an excuse to levy accusations of conspiracy and treason, thus  hastening the demise of the Federalist party.
1814Treaty of Ghent signed by American and British peace commissioners, ending the war of 1812 ­  provides for release of prisoners and restoration of conquered territory, but does not resolve  maritime issues.
1814Battle of New Orleans - unaware that peace has been declared, Andrew Jackson leads   American soldiers into the most spectacular land victory of the war.
1815Treaty of Ghent unanimously ratified by the Senate
1816Second Bank of the United States established.
1816Tariff Act of 1816 passed by Congress - perpetuates protective duties set during  the War of 1812  to shelter developing American industries facing foreign competition. 
1817Federally financed public works projects, such as roads and canals, passed by Congress ­ New  England Federalists oppose the bill, fearing its impetus to westward expansion. This bill is  vetoed by Madison, who does not accept the implied powers interpretation of the Constitution  with regard to federally funded internal improvements.
1817James Monroe is inaugurated as President. Federalists lose seats in Congress. Daniel Tomkins of  New York is Vice President. The Democratic-Republican party has adopted the nationalistic  principles of the waning Federalist party, thus ushering in the "Era of Good Feelings"
1817Erie Canal project is launched.
1819Dartmouth College v. Woodward - Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall issues the  opinion that a private corporate charter is a contract and therefore cannot be revised or broken  by a state. Business  growth is encouraged; corporations are thus ruled free of state control.
1819Adams-Onis Treaty is signed ­ Spain cedes East Florida to the U.S. and renounces any claims to  West Florida.
1819McCulloch v. Maryland - Supreme Court finds that a state (Maryland) cannot tax an agency of  the United States, including the federal bank, thus upholding the principle of federal  sovereignty. The court also upholds the right of Congress to create the bank, under Hamiltonian  doctrines of "implied powers" and "loose construction." 
1821President Monroe and Vice-President Daniel Tompkins are inaugurated for their second terms in  office. 
1823Monroe Doctrine presented to Congress by President Monroe - proclaims that the Americas will  no longer be the object of European colonization, and that the U.S. would consider dangerous the  attempt of any European nation to extend its political systems to the Western Hemisphere. The  U.S. will not interfere with any existing European colonies in the New World, or interfere in  European internal affairs. 
1824Gibbons v. Ogden - Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall rules that a monopoly granted by  the New York State legislature for steamboat navigation between New York and New Jersey is  unconstitutional because only the Federal Government has jurisdiction over interstate commerce. 

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