SCORE AMERICAN HISTORY RESOURCES

US HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY: THE 20TH CENTURY

PRINCIPLES OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

ADVENTURE TO A NEW WORLD

THE WAR OF 1812

EXPLORERS LINKS

TEACHING WITH PRIMARY DOCUMENTS LESSON PLANS

HISTORY ANIMATED provides animations of the American Revolution, the US Civil War, and the US Pacific Campaign in WWII. In each of the three series of animations you will see the animated movement of armies displayed on a map. Each animation is accompanied by captions describing the strategies of the armies as well as the results and consequences of each battle.

PROPAGANDA AND WORLD WAR IIStudents compare World War II propaganda posters from several countries and then choose one of several writing assignments to demonstrate what they’ve learned.

READING LIKE A HISTORIAN The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents modified for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities.

HISTORICAL THINKING MATTERS a website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives

GOOGLE SCHOLAR Search for scholarly works on US Supreme Court cases

GROWTH OF A NATION: ANIMATED ATLAS

**AMERICAN HISTORY REVIEW**

WORLD HISTORY REVIEW

AMERICAN DYNASTIES Step into history in these interactive games

CIVIL WAR TIMELINE

AMERICAN REVOLUTION TIMELINE

CIVIL RIGHTS TIMELINE

AWESOME STORIES Great source of information about history

MARTIN LUTHER KING RESOURCES GRADES 6-8

MARTIN LUTHER KING RESOURCES GRADES 9-12

3D TOAD HISTORY

HISTORY ENGINE an educational tool that gives students the opportunity to learn history by doing the work—researching, writing, and publishing—of a historian.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: EXPLORING THE EARLY AMERICAS

THE LOWER EAST SIDE TENEMENT MUSEUM Virtual Tour


LARRY FERLAZZO'S BEST SITES FOR TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY


UNITED STATES HISTORICAL MAP Click on a year and see what the US looked like then


1968 EXHIBIT

MAPPING EMANCIPATION

THE WAR OF 1812 ANIMATED MAPS

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE FOR AMERICAN REVOLUTION

AMERICAN REVOLUTION CENTER

THE AMERICAN FAMILY THROUGH TIME is a fascinating interactive “board game” that takes you through each census since the founding of the United States and shows you key results from that era.

LARRY FERLAZZO'S AMERICAN HISTORY BLOG

HIPHUGHES HISTORY Keith Hughes YouTube Channel with entertaining short videos on history topics

THE BEST SITES FOR LEARNING ABOUT PEARL HARBOR

ARGUMENT WARS The game gives students a meaningful way to use the information they’re learning about the Bill of Rights and the American court system to defend a given point of view during mock trials.


SUPREME DECISION Learn about the Supreme Court in this interactive game

LAW CRAFT LawCraft is a short game that teaches you how the two houses of Congress compromise to create laws.

EXECUTIVE COMMAND You will be faced with the daily challenges of running a government and keeping the country safe. You’ll decide your signature issue in your first State of the Union address, sign bills into law, delegate new laws to the appropriate federal agency, handle international diplomacy, and command the military during times of war. Your goal is to keep everything running smoothly during your first term in office.


COURT QUEST Court Quest is a fun and interactive game about the federal and state court systems and the appeals process.
BRANCHES OF POWER Branches of Power gives you the chance to take part in all three branches of government at the same time! Rather than simply learning about each in isolation, you’ll play all three branches and learn about their constant interactions.

THE BEST SOURCES ON JAPANESE INTERNMENT DURING WORLD WAR II

CRASH COURSE: AMERICAN HISTORY Funny, informative lessons on topics in American History. Be sure to preview them before showing your class.

AP AMERICAN HISTORY LESSONS FROM EDSITEMENT

PHOTOS NORMANDIE An online archive of creative commons photos from WWII


10 RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ABOUT THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION


LARRY FERLAZZO'S BEST SITES FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE GREAT DEPRESSION

LARRY FERLAZZO'S BEST SITES FOR LEARNING ABOUT WORLD WAR I


BUDGET HERO Kids get a non-partisan view of how spending-related decisions involving issues that interest them will alter the budget.