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Labor Unions
Notes on Labor 1875-1925

Describes some of the main elements of industrial life in the late 19th Century. If you are part of the working masses, this is what you seek!!!

http://claver.gprep.org/sjochs/labor.htm

The Struggle of Labor

Explains the progression of industrial work in the United States. Both Business Owners and Workers can check this out!

http://countrystudies.us/united-states/history-82.htm

Labor vs. Management

Explains the interactions between workers and management during this time period. A fun, helpful read for all!

http://www.ushistory.org/us/37b.asp

Textbook
The American Journey

This is the link to the online version of the textbook that we use in class. Access Code: A74D465327

http://www.glencoe.com/ose/

War of 1812
Cast Your Vote
http://www.nps.gov/fomc/castyourvote/explore.cfm

Progressive Era
Reform Movements
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-by-era/politics-reform/resources/reform-movements-progressive-era

Theodore Roosevelt
Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/presidents/troosevelt/memory.html

Miller Center
http://millercenter.org/president/roosevelt

National Park Service
National Park Service

Website for the National Park Service.

https://www.nps.gov/index.htm

Jackson
Election of 1824 and Corrupt Bargain
http://www.ushistory.org/us/23d.asp

Gold Rush Game

Go to this link and click on the map in the corner to begin your gold rush experience!

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh//amex/goldrush/sfeature/game.html

World War One
Underlying Causes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir1/underlyingcausesrev1.shtml

Geography
Sheppard Software

Games and activities that help you learn your geography information!

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/

13 Colonies
13 Colonies: New England Colonies

Video that goes along with the notes for the New England Colonies.

https://vimeo.com/36374639

13 Colonies: Middle Colonies

This video goes with the notes for the Middle Colonies.

https://vimeo.com/36374640

13 Colonies: Southern Colonies

This video goes along with the notes for the Southern Colonies.

 

https://vimeo.com/36374641

Wheelwright
http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/trades/tradewhe.cfm

Potter/Cooper
http://www.juliasmith.com/historicpottery/articles.htm

Pottery at Jamestown
https://www.nps.gov/jame/learn/historyculture/pottery-at-jamestown.htm

Historic Farming
https://www.history.org/Almanack/life/trades/traderural.cfm

Ducksters-Jobs and Occupations
https://www.history.org/Almanack/life/trades/traderural.cfm

Colonial Trades

Provides brief descriptions of colonial jobs.

https://www.landofthebrave.info/colonial-trades.htm

Fur Traders
http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com/2010/03/colonial-fur-trade.html

Colonial Williamsburg Trades and Occupations
http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/trades/tradehdr.cfm

Colonial Tanner
http://www.colonialsense.com/Society-Lifestyle/Signs_of_the_Times/Tanning.php

Pre-Civil War
Lincoln-Douglas Debates

An article that discusses the debates between Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln in 1858.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-lincoln-bested-douglas-in-their-famous-debates-7558180/

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Allows you to take a look at their actual speeches from each of the seven debates and also shows a map of where they occurred.

https://www.nps.gov/liho/learn/historyculture/debates.htm

Lincoln-Douglas Overview

This provides an overview of the Lincoln-Douglas debates and explains both sides of the topics being covered.

http://www.history.com/topics/lincoln-douglas-debates

Investigative Reporting Overview

Provides an overview of the Investigative Reporting Project that we will be doing to cover battles of the Civil War.

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/lessons/brady/student.html

Civil War Newspaper example

An example of a student-made newspaper article that covers a topic associated with the Civil War.

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/lessons/brady/samples/delizabe.html

Newspaper Article

Another example of a student-made newspaper article.

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/lessons/brady/samples/ajustin.html

Revolution
First Continental Congress

Explains what happened at the meeting of the First Continental Congress and the aftermath!

https://www.bostonteapartyship.com/continental-congress

Revolutionary Battles
https://www.landofthebrave.info/revolutionary-battles.htm

Social Studies for Kids
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/revolutionarywar.htm

Kid Info-American Revolution
http://www.kidinfo.com/american_history/american_revolution.html

Webrangers

Game to play once you're done with your project.

https://www.nps.gov/webrangers/activities/georgewashcode/

For Crown or Colony?

Game to play once you're done with your project.

http://www.mission-us.org/pages/landing-mission-1

Patriot Spy

Game to try once you're done with your project.

https://www.nps.gov/webrangers/activities/patriot/patriotspy.swf

Road to Revolution

Game to check out once your done with your project.

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/road.html

Battle Tactics

Game to play once you've finished your project.

http://www.ballard-tighe.com/eaweb/ea4_2.swf

Test Your Knowledge

Test your knowledge of the Revolution and the battles that you just learned about!

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/static/neh/interactives/americanrevolution/ar_1.swf

Boomtowns
11 Abandoned Boomtowns
http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/eco-tourism/stories/11-abandoned-old-west-boom-towns

The Mining Boom

Provides a little more background information about the mining boom following Reconstruction.

http://www.ushistory.org/us/41a.asp

Deadwood Beginnings

Tells the story of how Deadwood, South Dakota came into existence.

http://www.deadwoodhistory.com/about-us/deadwood-beginnings.html

Deadwood
http://www.deadwood.searchroots.com/deadwood.htm

Bannack, Montana
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/mt-bannack.html

Tombstone
http://www.arizona-leisure.com/tombstone-history.html

History of Old Tombstone
http://www.discoverseaz.com/History/TStone.html

This Day in History-Helena is Founded!!
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-city-of-helena-montana-is-founded-after-miners-discover-gold

Early Denver History
http://www.denver.org/about-denver/denver-history/early-denver-history/

Colorado Mines
http://www.miningartifacts.org/Colorado-Mines.html

Legends of America-Virginia City
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/nv-virginiacity.html

Virginia City and Early Nevada Mining Towns
http://www.onlinenevada.org/articles/virginia-city-and-early-nevada-mining

Enrichment
Top Ten Issues Facing National Parks
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/top-10/national-parks-issues/

Immigration/Urbanization
Ellis Island Webquest
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/tour

Angel Island-Immigration Station
https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1309

Cultural History
http://angelisland.org/cultural-history/

Pacific Immigration
http://www.kqed.org/w/pacificlink/history/angelisland/

Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark Travel Log

Provides journal entries, maps, plants, animals, and Native American tribes. Basically, everything you need for your journal project journal entries!

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/journey_intro.html

Lewis and Clark Overview
http://www.lewis-clark.org/channel/57?ChannelID=57

Scientific Encounters

Highlights some of the plants and animals they found on their expedition.

https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/lewisandclark/encounters.htm

Go West! with Lewis and Clark

Game that allows you to travel the journey with Lewis and Clark as a member of the Corps of Discovery.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/west/