US History Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on US History.
Hooverville (Evaluating Primary Sources)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Used as a bell ringer activity for lessons on the Great Depression. Students must study picture and comment on usefulness.
Organized Labor and the American Dream
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Standards aligned
Main idea of this organized labor lesson: The story of power, justice, and opportunity is complicated. It is not one of constant or linear...
Odd One Out New Deal
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2016
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  • The New Deal and the 1930's
  • High School
New Deal thinking skills game. students must say which is the odd one out and why. Good for use as starter or wrap up.
New Deal Unscramble
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2016
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  • The New Deal and the 1930's
  • High School
Unscramble the key words which are all associated with the New DealAnswers:FDRNew DealAlphabet AgencyCCCgovernmentSocial Security ActEmergency...
"At the Hands of Persons Unknown": Lynching in US
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Between 1882 and 1968, 4,743 people were lynched in the United States; over 70 percent of the victims were African-Americans. In this lesson,...
Was the NEW DEAL a success or a failure?
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  • The New Deal and the 1930's
  • High School
Students will read a series of documents and decide if the New Deal was a success or a failure. Extension Activities include: a debate or an essay (...
African American History in the United States
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
EDSITEment offers a comprehensive collection of free NEH-supported and EDSITEment-developed lessons for K-12 classrooms on African American history...
History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Educators, students, and other citizen historians across America are helping the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum discover how their local...
An Introductory Discussion About Essential Questions Related to Economics
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This lesson is an introductory activity to guide your students through a discussion of essential questions related to economics. It would be...
U.S. Economic History Jeopardy Game
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Jeopardy game covering Progressivism, 1920's, Great Depression, New Deal, and Great Society