US History Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on US History.
The Middle Passage
Social_Studies_Team
Updated: 
2019
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson is based on the middle passage. It includes a PowerPoint and handout with an independent learning task for students to produce a diary of...
Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is a classroom activity designed to support the National Constitution Center’s online game of the same name and the...
United States History I Civil War - news reporter
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Teachers may edit as necessary. Activity for writing a news report about the Civil War.
American Civil War - ESL 3
AFTNJ 
Updated: 
2016
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Key vocabulary and key events surrounding the American Civil War
Abraham Lincoln and Wartime Politics
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson will look at the partisan political issues which emerged in the election of 1864 around Abraham Lincoln's role as a wartime president...
The Civil War Amendments
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Amendments to Protect the Rights of African Americans, Part 3: The Civil War Amendments. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn about the...
The Emancipation Proclamation.
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Rights before the Civil War, Part 14: The Emancipation Proclamation. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn that contrary to popular opinion...
To save the Union
60-Second Civics 
Updated: 
2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Rights before the Civil War, Part 13: To save the Union. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics examines how the Civil War began in April of 1861...
Black Codes
60-Second Civics 
Updated: 
2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics discusses the South after the Civil War
The Civil War and the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics discusses how the Civil War tested and transformed the American political system.