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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/

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

Hamilton Biography

A reading on the life of Alexander Hamilton.

http://mrnussbaum.com/amrevolution/hamilton/

Webquest Link

Use this to complete the webquest.

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

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/

Guidance Links
School Climate Survey

Student Password: G0JIOP <--- Just copy and paste the password!!

http://www.paschoolclimatesurvey.org

Career Cruising
http://www.careercruising.com

War of 1812
Cast Your Vote

Listen to the different perspectives of people that lived during the War of 1812.

https://www.nps.gov/fomc/castyourvote/explore.cfm

Westward Expansion
Westward Trail

Similar to Oregon Trail game that was mentioned in class. Can you make it West?

http://www.globalgamenetwork.com/

Oregon Trail

Very similar to the Oregon Trail game. See if you survive the trail!

http://fourthgradegingerich.weebly.com/oregon-trail-game.html

General Info
Biography

Use to find information about important people.

https://www.biography.com/

Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark-The Trail

Use this to view the landforms that Lewis and Clark would've seen. This site also offers sections from their journal entries. Use those entries to find your interesting facts or anecdotes!

http://www.lewis-clark.org/channel/295

Packing Quiz

Test Your Packing Smarts! See if you can gather the correct supplies for this expedition.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/lewis_clark/

Lewis and Clark: The Collection

Provides information about the plants and animals Lewis and Clark discovered on their expedition. Within "The Collection", their findings are sorted by dates, as well as location. 

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/lewisandclark/index.html?loc=/lewisandclark/home.html

Native American Tribes

Use this link to find information about Lewis and Clark's encounters with the Native Americans on their journey.

http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/native/index.html

Lewis and Clark Journey

Has information about the different parts of their journey west, as well as their trip home. 

https://lewisclark.net/

Lewis and Clark NPS
https://www.nps.gov/lecl/index.htm

Lewis and Clark Webquest

Use this link to get directions for the webquest!

https://www.gearyschools.org/vnews/display.v/TP/5293a1ecafc25