Our US History Curriculum includes 19 complete units, beginning with an overview of North America's major indigenous nations and their first interactions with European explorers all the way through to Modern America. Each unit is packed with engaging and interactive resources and concludes with review materials and an assessment. Lesson plans and answer keys are provided so you can spend more time on yourself and your students and less time planning and grading.
Click on any unit below for a brief overview and video introduction to the unit. You'll also see links to the units on TpT where you can read reviews from other teachers who have used the resources in their classes. You can download a pacing guide for the curriculum here and read about how each unit is paced out. Joining Students of History grants you immediate access to EVERY UNIT in US History along with virtual learning plans for each, review materials, and more!
In Unit 1, students learn about American Indian tribes and the early European explorers who arrived in the New World.
The second unit is an overview of the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies. Students compare the people and culture of the regions and the impact of slavery.
The Revolutionary War unit covers the major causes, events, and impact of the war against Great Britain.
Students review the plans, compromises, and drafting of the US Constitution.
This unit looks at the important events and people of the early Republic period.
An overview of Andrew Jackson's effect on America and the events of the 1830's.
An engaging unit on American expansion in the 1800's and Manifest Destiny.
Students analyze reform movements of the 1800's and the beginnings of the sectional crisis.
A thorough overview of the battles, events, and people that made up the US Civil War.
A brief unit on the period of rebuilding after the Civil War.
This unit looks at industrialization, Robber Barons, and labor issues in the late 1800's.
A look at progressive reforms and America's overseas expansion.
An overview of the Great War from America's perspective.
A brief unit on 1920's culture and the Harlem Renaissance.
A thorough overview of the causes and effects of the Depression and New Deal reforms.
A thorough overview of the battles, events, and America's role in WW2.
A long look at the conflicts and events of the Cold War at home and abroad.
A unit on the people and events that made up America's Civil Rights Movement.
A brief unit on terrorism, technology, and life in Modern America.
Engaging review materials to prep for state tests and a final exam.
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