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Social Studies

Page history last edited by ronie cunningahm 9 years ago

 

 

 

United States History Map Interactive:

Learn map skills and how the United States was settled.

 

Roanoke- the Lost Colony:

Roanoke was the first colony to be established by Britian.  The only problem is that the first people to volunteer to leave Britian to establish this colony disappeared. No one knows to this day what happened to these people.  It remains a MYSTERY, though there are some theories for the disappearance of the Roanoake colonist. Watch the movie clip to hear some of the theories.

 

Jamestown: YouTube:

Watch this video about Jamestown.  Interesting why the colonist never realized why there were no Native Americans around where they landed. 

 

Jamestown Adventure

 

Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native Tribe:  30 minute video

Watch this living museum, (a virtual fieldtrip). Travel back in time to 1621 to learn about the first permanent English Settlement - Plimouth Plantation.  Learn how the Pilgrims and Natives interacted with each other and how they are different but yet silimilar.

 

The First Thanksgiving - Extra Credit! Due Friday, Sept. 30th.

 

 13 Original Colonies

Learn about the 13 colonies: location, natural resources, education, religion, etc.

 

Colonial America:

Follow the different passages through time of colonial life.  Would you be able to survive?

 

Colonial Kids: 

Learn about colonial life through a child's point of view

 

 

Slavery in the Colonies:

How did slavery begin? Who? Where? Why?

 

Schoolhouse Rock: The struggle between the Colonists and the King

 

Stamp Act and Townsend Act  - The British impose taxes on the colonists to pay for the French and Indian War.  This enrages the Colonists and this would begin continued protests from the Colonists

 

Boston MassacreView this video from History.com on the bloody massacre in Boston.  Who was responsible for this massacre?

 

Boston Tea party Who was responsible for this protest?  What will happen now to the relations between the colonists and the British?

 

Paul Revere's Ride Poem 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT - Learn how our country's government was created.

 

CONGRESS FOR KIDS

 

America Gets a Constitution Video

 

 

PREAMBLE OF THE CONSTITUTION LYRICS 

 

 

 

THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT: 

 

 

 

Our FIRST President

 

George Washington Power Point 

 

Westward Expansion:

 

Lewis and Clark Virtual Expedition

Go west across America! Help make decisions on your expedition with Lewis and Clark.  See how you rank as a decision maker on this expedition.  Then post a comment explaining how well or poor you did and why.

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Lewis and Clark Expedition 

Enjoy finding answers to questions and reading expedition stories.

 

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION VIDEO

Find out who Lewis and Clark were and why they were sent on this expedition.

 

 

 

Lewis and Clark Expedition - History Channel Video

 

 

Trail of Tears : Indian Removal Act

Read about this sad event that changed the Native Americans Life Forever 

 

crystalinks.com

 

 

 

Industrial Revolution:

Watch videos about how the Industrial Revolution came to the U.S. and the Transcontinental Railroad impacted the U.S.

 

Industrial Revolution Inventors Chart:

Learn about the inventors and their inventions fromt he 19th Century.

 

 

STRUGGLE OVER SLAVERY VIDEOS: 

 

Bleeding Kansas Video

 

 

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

 

Fredrick Douglass

 

Dred Scott Case Video

 

Harriet Breecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

 

 

 

Discovery Education Videos 

Watch Videos on important people from the civil war.  You will need the password.

 

Civil War Biography Links

 

Important People of the Civil War

 

Key People in the Civil War Game

 

Civil War: Key Figures Game

 

Causes of the Civil War Game

 

Civil War Vocabulary Terms Game

 

CIVIL WAR PROJECT RUBRIC

 

Civil War Video (from Mrs. Shanahan) 

Comments (1)

yousef said

at 8:53 pm on Nov 8, 2011

Did you add some new stuff and songs Mrs.cunnningham?

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