American History Scope and Sequence

The American History Task Card set includes 33 cards and an Introduction to the course.  The cards may be used by students in grades K – 8 and are intended to be used at a pace of about one per week.  This course is comprehensive.  Tasks cover research, map work, summaries, time line work, biographical figures, and simple projects designed to reinforce learning.  Topics included on the cards follow.

1 – The First Americans, Native Americans

2- European Explorers and Conquest

3 – Early European Settlements

4 – American Colonies

5 – French and Spanish Colonies

6 – New England

7 – Colonial American Trade

8 – Colonial American Life

9 – Slavery in America

10 – The French and Indian War

11- Colonial Rebellion, The American Revolution Begins

12 – American Revolution, The Declaration of Independence

13 – American Revoution, Battles and Generals

14 – Articles of Confederation and the Continental Congress

15 – The Constitution of the United States

16 – The Federalist Years

17 – The War of1812

18 – The Industrial Revolution in America

19 – National Unity and Early Reformers

20 – Westward Expansion, Lewis and Clark

21 – Indian Removal, Seminole Wars

22 – The Gold Rush, The Pony Express

23 – The Alamo, War with Mexico

24 – Slavery in the South, Abolitionism

25 – North and South: A Nation Divided

26 – Civil War

27 – Civil War

28 – Railways and the Wild West

29 – Indian Wars and Homesteaders

30 – Big Business, Industry, and Inventios

31 – Immigration

32 – Progressive Era and the Spanish American War

33 – World War I

34 – Boom to Bust, Jazz Age, The Great Depression

35 – World War II

36 – The Cold War

37 – Civil Rights and the Space Race

38 – Vietnam War

39 – The End of the Cold War, Militants and Terrorists

40 – The Digital Age, Terrorism, Medical Advances

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