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 #2:
When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America
Crash Course #2: Questions
1. Where did the first English people come to (in the Modern U. S.)?
2. There were two epic failure colonies prior to Jamestown, one of which was Roanoke where what was the only thing left of the colonists who mysteriously disappeared?
3. Jamestown was a project of what company?
4. The colonists which came were goldsmiths; leading John Smith to note that they would rather starve than what?
5. The “headright” system brought a huge influx of people who now had what type of job/status?
Cobblers (as in shoes)
6. What did the colony start growing which changed their economic prospects?
7. As this industry grew, what group became three-quarters of the social structure?
8. By what ratio did men outnumber women?
9. What colony was under the sole control of Cecilius Calvert?
10. The colonists of New England were of what religious background?
Protestant (really protestant)
Protestant exactly like the Church of England
11. Though many referred to these colonists as ‘Puritans’ they called themselves what?
Pure it Ans (people just shortened it)
12. The Pilgrims were even more religiously motivated but they did not mean to end up in Plymouth Massachusetts, where were they supposed to go?
13. What legal document did they draft and sign while still at sea?
14. Why did the Pilgrims need the help of Squanto when they arrived?
15. Why did Squanto end up living with the Pilgrims?
16. In reading the “mystery document” what is the first noticeable issue & why would this writing issue be found in the document?
17. The term “city on a hill” refers to the people being what?
18. Who is the author of the document?
19. What was the term used to define the degree of church membership that colonists needed in order to be able to vote (and yes they also had to be male)?
20. What was the one thing that really was ‘equal’?
21. What was the fate of Anne Hutchinson, for being so unconventional and female?
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