US History Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on US History.
"At the Hands of Persons Unknown": Lynching in US
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  • Social Studies
  • 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,...
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...
Civil Rights, Andrew Johnson, and the Radical Republicans
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Help students explore the foundational political, legal, and constitutional issues related to the generations-long Civil Rights movement, beginning...
Reconstructing the South: A Role Play
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This role play asks students to imagine themselves as freed people who wrestle with a number of issues about what they needed to ensure genuine “...
Reconstruction Role Play
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This role play is a choose your own adventure format - students play the role of a House representative from Maryland, and for events in 1863, 65, 67...
AP US History (APUSH) Online Study Guide & Homework Setting Tool
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Boring homework is history with this free online AP US History online study guide and homework tool :D Click here to see the full free guide...
FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY'S Essential Everyday Bravery: 6 Lessons Using Literature to Have Difficult Conversations
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
"Right now, every day, in classrooms across the United States and around the world, you and your students face this reality: as a country and across...
Best History Digital Notebook Templates for use in any course especially suited for distance self guided during social isolation
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This is the Best Digital History Notebook Template that I have found. I would definitely use in any history or social science course. This digital...
The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 - Teacher Toolkit (complete pack)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national movement that empowers young people—and people of all ages—to create an oral history of the contemporary...