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American History for Kids and Teachers

Creating a
Nation

Explorers

Native Americans

Colonial Times, 13 Colonies

Road to Revolution

Revolutionary War

Origins and Creation of Government

Government

Jefferson and the
New Republic

Western
Expansion

Western Expansion

Louisiana Purchase

Lewis & Clark

Oregon Trail

Santa Fe Trail

Wagon Trains

Pioneer Life & Frontier Life

War of 1812

Monroe Doctrine

Andrew Jackson

Manifest Destiny

Trail of Tears

The Alamo 1836, Texas Revolution

Mexican - American War 1846-1848

Gold Rush

US Mail, the Pony Express, Morse Code, and the Telegraph

The Wild West

The Homestead Act 1862

The Railroad Act 1862 - The Transcontinental Railroad

Cowboys and Cattle Ranches

Industrial Revolution

The Cotton Gin

Civil War

American Civil War, War Between the States, War of Northern Aggression

Slavery in America

Events Leading up to the American Civil War

American Civil War - 1861-1865

People of the Civil War - Lincoln, Davis, Grant, Lee, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Dred Scott and more

13th Amendment ending slavery forever

Reconstruction, Carpetbaggers & Scalawags

14th & 15th Amendments

 

The Nation
Grows

Immigration

Ellis Island for Kids

Industrial Growth:
Factories, Child Labor, Unions

Imperialism

Spanish - American War 1898

Populist Party

Gilded Age, Progressive Era & Progressive Party

WWI

1920s - The Roaring 20s

Harlem Renaissance

Prohibition for Kids

Stock Market Crash 1929

1930s - The Great Depression and the New Deal

WW2

Japanese - American
Internment

WW2 Home Front

The Marshall Plan

Segregation

Civil Rights Movement

Korean War

Vietnam War

Cold War

Desert Shield, Desert Storm

Other Wars, Terrorism

20th, 21st Centuries

Other
US History

Entire Year, Overviews,
Multiple Units

Using, Finding, Citing
Primary Resources

Patriotic Symbols

Protest Songs

US Government

Liberties

Presidents

Political Parties

Economics

Transportation

US 50 States

American Women

US Holidays

African Americans

Geography

Free American History Presentations in PowerPoint format

 

See Also!

Ask Mr. Donn - Quizzes (with answers) for American History