8th Grade Web Resources 

United States History to 1877


Note: Active links are blue.

Items for the year:

Current Events:


Unit I: The Historical Process and the Road to Independence

Historiography:   

  • GT Field Trip Assignment
  • Due April 20, 2017

Crash Course Clips – American History:   

Crash Course is a YouTube channel featuring short, fast-paced video lessons.  Videos move very quickly making them entertaining overviews of a topic.  Remember, this is one person’s perspective on history – think as you watch.  Do you agree with the author’s viewpoint and/or his presentation of the topic?

Education Portal – American History:   

View the video and take a brief quiz on the topic to check your understanding.


Unit II: Forging a New Nation

The United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights Links:

Crash Course Clips – American History  

Crash Course is a YouTube channel featuring short, fast-paced video lessons.  Videos move very quickly making them entertaining overviews of a topic.  Remember, this is one person’s perspective on history – think as you watch.  Do you agree with the author’s viewpoint and/or his presentation of the topic?




Unit III: Growth of the Nation

Linking the United States Constitution to Current Events:

Expeditions:

Crash Course Clips – American History:   

Crash Course is a YouTube channel featuring short, fast-paced video lessons.  Videos move very quickly making them entertaining overviews of a topic.  Remember, this is one person’s perspective on history – think as you watch.  Do you agree with the author’s viewpoint and/or his presentation of the topic?


Unit IV: A Union in Disunion

Crash Course Clips – American History:   

Crash Course is a YouTube channel featuring short, fast-paced video lessons.  Videos move very quickly making them entertaining overviews of a topic.  Remember, this is one person’s perspective on history – think as you watch.  Do you agree with the author’s viewpoint and/or his presentation of the topic?


   


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