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How All 50 U.S. States Got Their Names

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Here& the man in the middle of US map. This is a good tool to help students remember where these midwestern states are located. Heres the man in the middle of US map. This is a good tool to help students remember where these midwestern states are located. Teaching Geography, World Geography, Teaching History, Teaching Maps, History Activities, Study History, History Class, Us History, American History

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Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

Some really amazing places to visit. Just southwest of Havasu Falls is Antelope Canyon in northern Arizona. Formed by flash floods roaring through sandstone, the canyon’s name i. Arches Nationalpark, Yellowstone Nationalpark, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, North Cascades, Great Smoky Mountains, Antelope Canyon, Beautiful World

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

These places possess such incredible and unusual colors it’s hard to believe they exist.

This cooperative learning activity has students sorting 10 key events that led up to the American Revolution: Salutary Neglect The Enlightenment T. Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Us History, Teaching American History, History Education, American Revolution Timeline, Teaching

American Revolution Interactive Timeline Project

This fantastic Revolutionary War cooperative learning activity has your students sorting 10 key events on a timeline leading up to the American Revolution.These events include:Salutary Neglect PolicyThe EnlightenmentThe French & Indian WarThe Proclamation of 1763Sugar ActStamp ActBoston Massacre...

Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln. Look how much he changed in just 7 years! Unfortunately all our Presidents age, but this is amazing. I wonder if war Presidents age more.

Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln

On the left, Abraham Lincoln in 1858 during his campaign for the Senate of Illinois, just three years before becoming President of the United States. On the right, President Lincoln in 1865, just before his assassination. It's only seven years, but it looks like two decades.

Boston Massacre trial notes [page Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War, American War, African American History, American Indians, History Facts, World History, Boston Public Library, Interesting History, Black History

Boston Massacre trial notes [page 1]

File name: 06_01_000710 Call no.: Ms.Am.229(23) Title: Boston Massacre trial notes [page 1] Creator/Contributor: Adams, John, 1735-1826 (creator) Creation date: 1770 Summary: John Adams's original trial notes from the Boston Massacre. Genre: Manuscripts Transcription: Evidence of Commotions that Evening. James Crawford: Went home to Bull’s Wharf at dark about 6 o’clock, met numbers of people going down toward the Town House with sticks. At Calf’s Corner, I saw about a dozen with sticks. At…

This picture blows my mind. I never would've guessed deforestation has come this far. While I understand some of this deforestation was necessary to develop this great country, we took it way too far.

Week HISTORY--FREE from TPT! Comparing the Compromises of 1820 and In the lesson, students view 3 maps and compare how land was acquired in the build-up to the Civil War. It can also be used to teach Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion! 4th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, History Lesson Plans, Study History, History Education, Us History, Teaching American History

Comparing the Compromises of 1820 and 1850

In this activity, students will view 3 maps and answer questions regarding the Compromise of 1820 and Compromise of 1860. The goal for students is to recognize how the United States gained land in these two compromises. This is best used in an introduction to Westward Expansion or Manifest Destin...

the United States grow before your eyes US Map that shows how the US grew. What a great interactive visual for American History.US Map that shows how the US grew. What a great interactive visual for American History. Study History, History Facts, World History, Family History, Slavery History, History Timeline, 5th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History

Look at These 10 GIFs and You Might Actually Learn Something

GIFs are more than just entertaining animated loops, they can actually teach us tons of quick and interesting facts.

This photograph was taken in and shows miners who were part of the Klondike Gold Rush. Notice in the background the long ribbon of miners making their way up the snowy mountain (presumably over the Chilkoot Pass from Skagway). Canadian History, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Titanic, History Photos

Old Picture of the Day

Each day we bring you one stunning little glimpse of history in the form of a historical photograph. Enjoy!

 A new look at a map in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, yielded a tantalizing clue about the fate of the Lost Colony, the settlers who disappeared from North Carolina's Roanoke Island in the late century.

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