Monthly Archives: November 2019

American History Supporting Links

Supporting Links are provided as a starting place for internet research when print materials aren’t available and for further exploration of a topic. Use of links is optional and up to the discretion of the course facilitator. These sites are not hosted by or affiliated with Creek Edge Press, so please let us know if you find broken links.

General Supporting Links for the American History Task Card Set:

American History Timeline


American Picture Book Biographies
Colonial Living Books
American Tall Talls


America The Story of Us
PBS Films (Many Relevant Titles) 
Fifty States and Capitols
Thirteen Middle Colonies

Task Card 1 – The First Americans, Native Americans

The First Americans

Task Card 2 – European Explorers and Conquest

Explorers for Kids
Exploration of North America

Task Card 3 – Early European Settlements

The Mayflower Compact

Task Card 4 – American Colonies

Map of the Thirteen Colonies
Colonial Map Activities
Colonial Homes
Colonial American House Styles

Task Card 5 – French and Spanish Colonies

Task Card – 6 New England

Task Card 7 – Colonial American Trade

Task Card 8 – Colonial American Life

Colonial Williamsburg

Task Card 9 – Slavery in America

Task Card 10 – The French and Indian War

Task Card 11- Colonial Rebellion, The American Revolution Begins

The Boston Massacre
Mt. Vernon Virtual Tour

Task Card 12 – American Revolution, The Declaration of Independence

The American Revolution

Task Card 13 – American Revolution, Battles and Generals

Task Card 14 – Articles of Confederation and the Continental Congress

Task Card 15 – The Constitution of the United States

Task Card 16 – The Federalist Years

Task Card 17 – The War of 1812

Task Card 18 – The Industrial Revolution in America

Task Card 19 – National Unity and Early Reformers

Task Card 20 – Westward Expansion, Lewis and Clark

The West
Westward Expansion The Settlers
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Lewis and Clark

Task Card 21 – Indian Removal, Seminole Wars

Task Card 22 – The Gold Rush, The Pony Express

Task Card 23 – The Alamo, War with Mexico

Task Card 24 – Slavery in the South, Abolitionism

Southern Plantation

Task Card 25 – North and South: A Nation Divided

Task Card 26 – Civil War

Civil War 

Task Card 27 – Civil War

Task Card 28 – Railways and the Wild West

Task Card 29 – Indian Wars and Homesteaders

Task Card 30 – Big Business, Industry, and Inventions

The Men Who Built America

Task Card 31 – Immigration

Statue of Liberty 
Tenement Museum

Task Card 32 – Progressive Era and the Spanish American War

Task Card 33 – World War I

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

Task Card 35 – World War II

Task Card 36 – The Cold War

Task Card 37 – Civil Rights and the Space Race

Task Card 38 – Vietnam War

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

Task Card 40 – The Digital Age, Terrorism, Medical Advances