States & Capitals/Presidents Bookmark..Have students make this and then research a topic..how many related?, assassinated?, re-elected?, no vp?, etc. Endless ways to cross the curriculum with history and ELA!
Prohibition was definitely not one of those shining points in American history. In fact, attempts to regulate alcohol consumption go way back to the early days in US (even during the Colonial period). This infographic spells out a history of attempts (and failures) of alcohol legistlation, protests, repeals and so on... (read more...)
32 Virtual Field Trips for American History. When we venture out on field trips, our kids get first hand experiences that a book can never mimic. At the same time, homeschool field trips can be stressful, time consuming, and sometimes expensive. Weather is an added factor to consider with outdoor events such as a Civil War re-enactment. One alternative to packing snacks, loading the van, and buying tickets is the virtual field trip. Click here to grab some ideas!
The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?
Studying American History in your Homeschool? Do you love using digital resources for your homeschool (or want to?). As we've worked through All American Histroy I'm compiling videos to help supplement our studies. Come on over and check them out! YouTube Playlist I American History I adiligentheart.com
A timeline that includes the most important points in American History from 1859 through 2008. Good for any student of any age or for any history buff. This 6-page guide includes: reconstruction 1865-1877, west & south 1862-1899, the worker 1873-1913, everyday life 1859-1915, empire building 186