US History Lesson Plans in High School Social Studies

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Lincoln and Secession
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson helps students examine the causes of the dispute between the states leading up to Secession.
Lynching Lesson
Adam Feinberg 
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2017
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson is dark. It has students look at the reasons for lynching and how Blacks were treated after Reconstruction ended. The lesson plan is...
“The Gettysburg Address” - A Close Reading
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This exemplar on the Gettysburg Address provides students with the chance to examine word usage and author's intent at in-depth levels within a...
Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Constitution Lesson Plan
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Constitution lesson plan traces Lincoln's political life during a time of constitutional crisis. It examines...
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...
Gettysburg
Young Minds Inspired 
Updated: 
2017
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Discover how tactics, technology, and fierce emotions combined to create a Civil War turning point with this study guide to the HISTORY documentary...
Disunion - High School
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson plan is designed to teach High School students about the causes of the Civil War. Focusing on the compromises that limited or prohibited...
The Country Goes to War - High School
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson plan is designed to teach high school students the sequence of events that led to the start of the Civil War as well as help students...
Antietam and Emancipation - High School
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson plan is designed to teach students about the Emancipation Proclamation and the events that led to the executive order. This lesson plan...
Life at War - High School
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson plan is designed to teach High School students about the lives of soldiers during the Civil War through an interactive activity and...