US History Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on US History.
Great Depression Simulation
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  • The Great Depression and the 1920's
  • High School
Great Depression Simulation that allows students to work through the 1930s as if they were a family.
1920's Speakeasy Slang Activity
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This is a great Unit Opener for a 1920's/Great Depression Unit, and I also use it before reading Of Mice and Men in English. It's fun to set up the...
LGBTQ History Timeline Lesson
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS, PD
Common Core
In this lesson, students learn about important leaders and events throughout LGBTQ American history. They hear stories about Francis Bacon, a noted...
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...
Dust Bowl
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  • The Great Depression and the 1920's
  • High School
This Roots & Shoots activity is about looking at what sort of animals live in dry; dusty environments; and what special adaptations or features...
Black Americans 1930s - Key Words Task
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  • The Great Depression and the 1920's
  • High School
Unscramble the key words. Answers:Ku Klux Klan; lynching; Harlem; Renaissance; NAACP; ghetto; Jim Crow; Laws; segregation; poverty; discrimination;...
The Great Depression
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  • The Great Depression and the 1920's
  • MS, HS
<b></b><p>This podcast from 60 second civics looks at how grants-in-aid came to be used during the Great Depression.
1920's Speakeasy/Prohibition
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  • The Great Depression and the 1920's
  • High School
This is a Unit Opener for a unit on the 1920's and the Great Depression. The classroom is transformed into a Speakeasy and students draw conclusions...
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...
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