United States History
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Unit 1 The Nation's Beginings Prehistory-1824
Essential Questions for Unit 1
Unit 2 Manifest Destiny, Civil War & Reconstruction, 1800-1877
POLITICAL CARTOON ANALYSIS
Unit 3 The Development of Industrial America, 1870-1914
Unit 4 The Progressive Era 1890-1920
Essential Questions for Unit 4
PROGRESIVE PRESIDENT ACTIVITY
IRON JAWED ANGELS
Unit 5 An Emerging World Power 1890-1917
Essential Questions for Unit 5
Unit 6 World War and Beyond, 1914-1920
Essential Questions for Unit 6
Unit 7 The Twenties, 1919-1929
Essential Questions for Unit 7
Crash Course US History #1 The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards
Crash Course US History #2 When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America
Crash Course #3 Native Americans and the English
Crash Course US History #4 : The Quakers, the Dutch and the Ladies
Crash Course US History # 5 The Seven Years War & the Great Awakening
Crash Course US History #6 Taxes & Smuggling, Prelude to Revolution
Crash Course US History #7 Who Won the American Revolution?
Crash Course US History #8: The Constitution, Articles and Federalism
Crash Course US History # 9: Where US Politics came from
Crash Course US History # 10 Thomas Jefferson and his Democracy
Crash Course US History # 11 The War of 1812
Crash Course US History # 12 The Market Revolution
Crash Course US History #13 Slavery
Crash Course US History # 14 The Age of Jackson
Crash Course US History #15 19th Century Reforms
Crash Course US History #16 Women of the 19th Century
Crash Course US History #17 War and Expansion
Crash Course US History #18: The Election 1860
Crash Course US History #19: Battles of the Civil War
Crash Course US History # 20 The Civil War Part I
Crash Course US History #21: Civil War Part II
Crash Course US History #22: Reconstruction and 1876
Crash Course US History #23: Industrial Economy
Crash Course US History #24: Westward Expansion
Crash Course US History # 26 Gilded Age Politics
Crash Course US History 27: The Progressive Era
Illustrated Timeline Project
History Crime Scenes
Crash Course US History 13:
1. Without what product, would the North have been unable to industrialize?
2. How much of the world’s cotton came from the American South?
3. The sparse industry in the South produced what fraction of manufactured goods?
4. What were 2 things that the South did not have which was a disadvantage to them in the Civil War?
5. By 1860, how many slaves were in the U.S.?
6. The Yeomen farmers, who were the poorest of all, were in favor of slavery - why?
7. The justification for slavery, as a way of actually caring for the slaves is called what?
8. Avowed Racist and all around ass-hat John C. Calhoun defended slavery as a good – what jobs did he have (which makes his views that much more upsetting)?
Secretary of State
Secretary of War
All of the Above
None of these, he was President
9. Slaves that worked in the cotton fields worked in ‘gangs’ under an overseer or a what (which was another slave with a position of slight power)?
10. What was one way that slaves could rebel against dehumanization which could be upset by the sale of one or more of the slaves?
11. Though a slave learning to read/write was prohibited, some did and even a few became preachers – these preachers were looked upon with suspicion by whites and this was logical since how many uprisings were led by preachers?
12. The MYSTERY DOCUMENT refers to the “queen’s dominions”, which means what place?
13. What approximate number per year made the journey north in search of freedom?
14. The most successful slave rebellion (in that they killed some people) was what?
15. What was the reality of potential slave rebellion (what outcomes were likely)?
You should have at least 2 likely outcomes that you describe
16. In his final goodbye, John does not say “Don’t forget to be awesome” but instead says “don’t forget to be ______________” – what does he replace awesome with?
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