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Posts Tagged ‘ American History ’

Everything A2Z: Resource Roundup for September

Need some inspiration for this month? Find everything we have A2Z for your September homeschooling.
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Women’s Equality Day History & More

Women's Equality Day History & More

Learn about Women’s Equality Day history and the women's rights activists who made it all possible. Celebrate this day by teaching your child about the importance of this movement with games, activities and more!
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Patriots’ Day: Fun Facts About This Bostonian Celebration

What is Patriots' Day? Learn more about the history of this Massachusetts holiday with these free resources.
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Pilgrims

The Pilgrims owed their lives to an English speaking native they called Squanto, who both translated for them with Massasoit and helped negotiate the first Indian treaty, but who also taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate and harvest native foods. He was generous with his knowledge, teaching the Pilgrims survival skills in this new land....
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American Revolution – American History for Kids

American Revolution – American History for Kids

Stories and Videos of the American Revolution How did compliant colonials with strong ties to Europe get the notion to become an independent nation? How did the American Revolution get started? The American Revolution Event by event you can find out what happened during the Revolution. Boston Tea Party Facts The Boston Tea Party-Destruction...
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Christopher Columbus Unit Study

Christopher Columbus Unit Study Dateline: 10/8/05 Dh wants me to do a unit study on Columbus Day. I have a real problem with the unit studies I have found since they are all bubbly and happy and Columbus tames the savage country and all that cheezy stuff. I am looking for something that isn’t...
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Indian Craft Projects And History For Kids

Indian Craft Projects And History For Kids

“We send our little Indian boys and girls to school, and when they come back talking English, they come back swearing. There is no swear word in the Indian languages, and I haven’t yet learned to swear.” Gertrude S. Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa) – Yankton Sioux Homeschooled kids learning to start a fire by rubbing two...
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American History

American History

An Overview American History – Elementary American History Stories 27 classic stories of early America written by early Americans for children under 12. These stories reflect the prejudices of their times. At Home in the Heartland Explore Illinois from its earliest days through modern times. A game-like setting, you learn about the people of...
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Civil War Described for Kids

Civil War Described for Kids

Coloring pages, recipes, craft projects, reenactments and songs make the Civil War come alive for kids.
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Modern History – 20th Century Facts and Fads

Modern History – 20th Century Facts and Fads

This unit study takes you from rural America at the turn of the 20th century, through the mid-century battles, to the advent of the technological society.
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Recipes For Kids To Cook

Play it safe and prepare and cook these recipes with an adult. Learn to use kitchen tools and appliances correctly before you try to cook on your own. Cooking can be combined with studying literature, history, world culture, science and math!
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American Colonial Pirates Unit Study

American Colonial Pirates Unit Study

If you want to hear stories of pirates, galleons, lost treasures, horrendous deeds, and gallant heroes, this is a place to find them.
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Free Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House Unit Study

Free Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House Unit Study

Little House Nine-Book Box Set By Laura Ingalls Wilder The set includes: Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, Farmer Boy, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years, and The First Four Years....
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Social Studies for Kids

Directory of Social Studies American History American History Participate actively in the history of the United States of America. Indian Peoples of the Americas Native culture, past and current. An introduction for children. Pilgrims How Squanto helped the Pilgrims. The first Thanksgiving at Plimoth Plantation. Colonial Times Life in early America was both tough...
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Colonial Recipes, Towns, Activities, And Games

Life in early colonial America was both tough and fun, and these sites show you why.
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Lewis And Clark Information For Kids

The Discoveries of Lewis & Clark Expedition Discovering Lewis & Clark The centerpiece of Discovering Lewis and Clark® is a nineteen-part synopsis of the expedition’s story by historian Harry W. Fritz, illustrated with selections from the journals of the expedition, photographs, maps, animated graphics, moving pictures, and sound files. Go West Across America with Lewis &...
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Pioneer Times – American History For Kids

The Pioneer Era Pioneer Era – 1800’s In my town and nearby. A very comprehensive history of the San Francisco Bay Area and its role in settling the West. lots of Gold Rush links, too. Donner Party Donner Memorial State Park Included in the Emigrant Trail Museum are displays and information about one of...
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Salem Witch Trials For Kids

One theory that has come out recently is that the girls had been traumatized by earlier events: Indian massacres of families familiar to them.
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 3

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 3

By Ann Zeise Page 3 Pals Andrew and Bryan and I became separated from the others and found ourselves transformed near the haunted school house. Can you see the skeleton inside Bryan here? The schoolhouse was still decorated in Halloween motif, making Bryan come to the conclusion that the town had been abandoned shortly...
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 2

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 2

By Ann Zeise Page 2 October 18th, I and two other homeschooling families made the trek to the Gold Rush ghost town of Bodie, California, about a two hour drive from Yosemite where we had been camping. Some of us found ourselves transformed into ghosts in the reflections of the windows in the abandoned...
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