Central America and the Caribbean

Learn about the history of Central America and the Caribbean. Objectives: Students will be able to describe the location and geography of Central America and the Caribbean. Students will understand that Christopher Columbus first landed in the West Indies on one of the islands that are now the Bahamas. Students will be able to describe … Continue reading Central America and the Caribbean

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The United States under Theodore Roosevelt

Learn about the 26TH U.S. President and the changes that took place while he was in office. Objectives: Students will be name Teddy Roosevelt as the 26th President and explain that he became President when William McKinley was assassinated. Students will be able to describe the key events that took place under Roosevelt’s administration, including … Continue reading The United States under Theodore Roosevelt

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The Cold War

Learn about the Cold War between the United States and communism. Objectives: Students will understand that the cold war was not a physical war. Students will be able to explain why the cold war took place. Students will be able to define communism. Students will be able to identify the European countries that were communist … Continue reading The Cold War

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The Spanish American War

Learn about the Spanish American War and its results. Objectives: Students will be able to explain why the United States went to war with Spain. Students will be able to describe the first battle of the Spanish American War. Students will be able to describe Roosevelt’s ride up San Juan Hill and its results. Students … Continue reading The Spanish American War

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Alaska and Hawaii – Geography and Acquisition

Learn about the geography of Alaska and Hawaii and how each region was acquired by the United States. Objectives: Students will be able to describe the geography of Alaska. Students will be able to explain how Alaska was acquired by the United States and tell when it became a state. Students will be able to … Continue reading Alaska and Hawaii – Geography and Acquisition

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The Southern Colonies of the United States

Learn about the geography and economy of the Southern colonies/states. Objectives: Students will be able to name the states of the Southern region. Students will be able to describe the geography and climate of the Southern region. Students will be able to define the term cash crop and identify cash crops that were important to … Continue reading The Southern Colonies of the United States

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New France: The French in America

Learn about the role of France in the history of North America. Objectives: Students will understand why French explorers came to North America. Students will be able to describe the history of French colonies in Canada. Students will be able to identify French explorers and describe their expeditions in North America. Students will be able … Continue reading New France: The French in America

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The Workers Movement in America

Learn about the workers’ movement that arose in the United States during the Industrial Revolution.   Objectives: Students will be able to describe the adverse working conditions in factories during the Industrial Revolution. Students will be able to explain why labor unions were created. Students will understand what the AFL is and why it was … Continue reading The Workers Movement in America

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