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United States History
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Black History and Blacks in U.S. History
     Slave Life (hi/lo)
     Frederick Douglass (hi/lo)
     The Abolitionist Movement (hi/lo)
     The Missouri Compromise (hi/lo)
     The Compromise of 1850 (hi/lo)
     Fugitive Slave Law (hi/lo)
     Slavery in the West (hi/lo)
     Advantages and Disadvantages (hi/lo)
     Slave Codes (hi/lo)
     Uncle Tom's Cabin (hi/lo)
     The Underground Railroad (hi/lo)
     Harriet Tubman (hi/lo)
     Dred Scott (hi/lo)
     Black History and Blacks in U.S. History theme unit page


Hispanic Heritage
     What Does Hispanic Mean? (hi/lo)
     Who Named This Place? (hi/lo)
     Where Did These Words Come From? (hi/lo)
     Who Thought Up This Food? (hi/lo)
     Mexican Independence Day (hi/lo)
     Latin American Dance (hi/lo)
     Cesar Chavez (hi/lo)
     Father Hidalgo (hi/lo)
     Gloria Estefan (hi/lo)
     Roberto Clemente (hi/lo)
     Sammy Sosa (hi/lo)
     Antonio Santa Anna (hi/lo)
     Mexican-American War (hi/lo)
     Hispanic Heritage theme unit page


Immigration
     Welcome to America (hi/lo)
     Angel Island (hi/lo)
     What's In a Name? (hi/lo)
     Immigrating by Boat (hi/lo)
     Ellis Island (hi/lo)
     Why Do Immigrants Come Here? (hi/lo)
     Becoming a Citizen (hi/lo)
     Challenges Immigrants Face (hi/lo)
     Finding Religious Freedom (hi/lo)
     Illegal Immigrants (hi/lo)
     Who Were the First Immigrants in America? (hi/lo)
     Famous Immigrants (hi/lo)
     Immigration theme unit page


Native Americans
     Native Americans (hi/lo)
     Crazy Horse (hi/lo)
     Massacre at Wounded Knee (hi/lo)
     Battle of Little Bighorn (hi/lo)
     Native Americans theme unit page


Women's History
     Clara Barton (hi/lo)
     Girl Power! (hi/lo)
     Laura Lane Welch Bush (hi/lo)
     Mrs. President? (hi/lo)
     Dorothea Dix (hi/lo)
     Yes, Ma'am (hi/lo)
     A Woman's Place Is in the West, Part 1 (hi/lo)
     A Woman's Place Is in the West, Part 2 (hi/lo)
     A Woman's Place Is in the West, Part 3 (hi/lo)
     Women in the Civil War (hi/lo)
     Women's History theme unit page


Colonial America (1492-1765)
     Benjamin Franklin (hi/lo)
     House of Burgesses (hi/lo)
     Social Classes in Colonial America (hi/lo)
     Women in Colonial America (hi/lo)
     Settling America - Roanoke and Jamestown (hi/lo)
     Education in Colonial America (hi/lo)
     Colonial America's Communication (hi/lo)
     George Washington in the French and Indian War (hi/lo)
     The French and Indian War (hi/lo)
     Colonial America (1492-1765) theme unit page


American Revolution
     The Midnight Ride (hi/lo)
     New Taxes - Sugar and Stamp Act (hi/lo)
     No Taxation without Representation (hi/lo)
     The Boston Massacre (hi/lo)
     The Boston Tea Party (hi/lo)
     The Intolerable Acts (hi/lo)
     American Revolution - Who Had the Better Chance of Winning? (hi/lo)
     Lexington and Concord (hi/lo)
     The Battle of Bunker Hill (hi/lo)
     The Colonists Protest (hi/lo)
     African Americans in the Revolutionary War (hi/lo)
     Treaty of Paris - The Revolutionary War is Over (hi/lo)
     Articles of Confederation (hi/lo)
     Valley Forge (hi/lo)
     Benedict Arnold (hi/lo)
     Thomas Jefferson (hi/lo)
     Thomas Paine (hi/lo)
     Declaration of Independence (hi/lo)
     Help from Europe (hi/lo)
     Women in the American Revolution (hi/lo)
     The Colonial Navy (hi/lo)
     American Revolution theme unit page


A New Nation
(1776-1830)

     The Economy Grows (hi/lo)
     Growing Cities (hi/lo)
     Going West (hi/lo)
     The Erie Canal (hi/lo)
     Industrial Revolution (hi/lo)
     Working in a Factory (hi/lo)
     The Bank of the United States (hi/lo)
     The Spoils System (hi/lo)
     Election of 1824 (hi/lo)
     John Quincy Adams as President (hi/lo)
     Trail of Tears (hi/lo)
     Panic of 1837 (hi/lo)
     Andrew Jackson (hi/lo)
     Henry Clay (hi/lo)
     The Oregon Trail (hi/lo)
     Marcus and Narcissa Whitman (hi/lo)
     Tariff of Abominations (hi/lo)
     Indian Removal Act (hi/lo)
     Democracy Grows (hi/lo)
     The Louisiana Purchase (hi/lo)
     Zebulon Pike (hi/lo)
     Sectionalism (hi/lo)
     Monroe Doctrine (hi/lo)
     Sequoyah (hi/lo)
     California Missions (hi/lo)
     The U.S. Gets Florida (hi/lo)
     Manifest Destiny (hi/lo)
     Seminole Wars (hi/lo)
     "Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too" (hi/lo)
     The Alamo (hi/lo)
     A New Nation  (1776-1830) theme unit page


Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)

     George Shannon- Lost in the New World I (hi/lo)
     George Shannon- Lost in the New World II (hi/lo)
     George Shannon- Lost in the New World III (hi/lo)
     Lewis and Clark - Who Were They? (hi/lo)
     Lewis and Clark Make New Discoveries (hi/lo)
     Lewis and Clark Cross the Rocky Mountains (hi/lo)
     Lewis and Clark - The journey (hi/lo)
     Lewis and Clark - Little Known Facts (hi/lo)
     Sacagawea (hi/lo)
     Bird Woman and the Great Fish (hi/lo)
     Lewis and Clark  (1804-1806) theme unit page


The War of 1812
     Pirate Girl (part 1 of 3) (hi/lo)
     Pirate Girl (part 2 of 3) (hi/lo)
     Pirate Girl (part 3 of 3) (hi/lo)
     The Beginning of Our National Anthem (hi/lo)
     Who Wanted to Fight the War of 1812? (hi/lo)
     The Burning of Washington (hi/lo)
     "We have met the enemy..." (hi/lo)
     The United States Invades Canada (hi/lo)
     Dolly Madison Saves George Washington (hi/lo)
     Treaty of Ghent (hi/lo)
     Battle of New Orleans (hi/lo)
     African Americans in the War of 1812 (hi/lo)
     Tecumseh (hi/lo)
     Causes of the War of 1812 (hi/lo)
     USS Constitution (hi/lo)
     The War of 1812 theme unit page


A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)

     Slave Life (hi/lo)
     Frederick Douglass (hi/lo)
     The Abolitionist Movement (hi/lo)
     The Missouri Compromise (hi/lo)
     The Compromise of 1850 (hi/lo)
     Fugitive Slave Law (hi/lo)
     Slavery in the West (hi/lo)
     Advantages and Disadvantages (hi/lo)
     Slave Codes (hi/lo)
     Uncle Tom's Cabin (hi/lo)
     The Underground Railroad (hi/lo)
     Harriet Tubman (hi/lo)
     Mormons (hi/lo)
     The Gold Rush (hi/lo)
     Dred Scott (hi/lo)
     A Nation Divided  (1840-1861) theme unit page


The Civil War
(1861-1865)

     The Northern Economy (hi/lo)
     The Southern Economy (hi/lo)
     Gettysburg Address (hi/lo)
     John Wilkes Booth (hi/lo)
     Women in the Civil War (hi/lo)
     Dorothea Dix (hi/lo)
     Clara Barton (hi/lo)
     Civil War Prisons (hi/lo)
     Famous Everyday People (hi/lo)
     Naval Warfare (hi/lo)
     Ulysses S. Grant (hi/lo)
     Robert E. Lee (hi/lo)
     Jefferson Davis (hi/lo)
     Fort Sumter (hi/lo)
     First Battle of Bull Run (hi/lo)
     Vicksburg (hi/lo)
     Atlanta Falls (hi/lo)
     Surrender (hi/lo)
     Injuries and Illness (hi/lo)
     Moving the Wounded (hi/lo)
     Weapons of War (hi/lo)
     Draft Law and Riots (hi/lo)
     Lincoln's Assassination (hi/lo)
     Arlington National Cemetery (hi/lo)
     A Rail Running Soldier (part 1) (hi/lo)
     A Rail Running Soldier (part 2) (hi/lo)
     A Letter Home (hi/lo)
     Stretcher Men (hi/lo)
     The Civil War  (1861-1865) theme unit page


After the Civil War
(1865-1870)

     Black Codes (hi/lo)
     Carpetbaggers and Scalawags (hi/lo)
     Freedmen's Bureau (hi/lo)
     The Start of the Ku Klux Klan (hi/lo)
     Sarah and the Henhouse Guest I (hi/lo)
     Sarah and the Henhouse Guest II (hi/lo)
     Sarah and the Henhouse Guest III (hi/lo)
     Changes in Farming (hi/lo)
     Reconstruction (hi/lo)
     Effects of Reconstruction (hi/lo)
     The Thirteenth Amendment (hi/lo)
     The Fourteenth Amendment (hi/lo)
     The Fifteenth Amendment (hi/lo)
     After the Civil War  (1865-1870) theme unit page


Spanish American War (1898)
     A Long Way from Home A Story of the Spanish American War, Part 1 (hi/lo)
     A Long Way from Home A Story of the Spanish American War, Part 2 (hi/lo)
     A Long Way from Home A Story of the Spanish American War, Part 3 (hi/lo)
     Spanish American War (1898) theme unit page


The United States Grows
(1865-1900)

     Railroads (hi/lo)
     Jeb-Rails West (hi/lo)
     Chiang--Rails East (hi/lo)
     Native Americans (hi/lo)
     Massacre at Wounded Knee (hi/lo)
     Crazy Horse (hi/lo)
     Settling the West (hi/lo)
     The Cattle Industry Grows (hi/lo)
     A Changing Workforce (hi/lo)
     Children Go to Work (hi/lo)
     Labor Unions (hi/lo)
     Strikes Hit the Nation (hi/lo)
     Ulysses S. Grant as President (hi/lo)
     Thomas Edison (hi/lo)
     Andrew Carnegie (hi/lo)
     Battle of Little Bighorn (hi/lo)
     Monopolies, Cartels, and Trusts (hi/lo)
     The United States Grows  (1865-1900) theme unit page


Wild, Wild West
     Settling the West (hi/lo)
     Wild, Wild West theme unit page


The Great Depression
(1929-1945)

     Hardscrabble Christmas I (hi/lo)
     Hardscrabble Christmas II (hi/lo)
     Hardscrabble Christmas III (hi/lo)
     The Great Depression  (1929-1945) theme unit page


The 1950's
     Dreamboat - A Fifties Story, Part 1 (hi/lo)
     Dreamboat - A Fifties Story, Part 2 (hi/lo)
     Dreamboat - A Fifties Story, Part 3 (hi/lo)
     The 1950's theme unit page


The 1960's
     What Did You Say? (hi/lo)
     The 1960's theme unit page



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