US History Lesson Plans in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plans on US History.
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...
Does It Matter Who Ended Slavery?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In the past 30 years, scholars have pushed back against the idea that Abraham Lincoln, “The Great Emancipator,” was the primary force behind...
Landmark Supreme Court Cases: Slaughterhouse Case
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Common Core
During the period after the Civil War, known as Reconstruction, the Slaughterhouse Cases resulted in the first Supreme Court ruling that tested the...
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 “...
CIVIL WAR DRAFT RIOTS - NEW YORK CITY AND NEW YORK STATE
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW SIGNIFICANT ARE THE CIVIL WAR DRAFT RIOTS TO NEW YORK HISTORY? Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate...
Charlottesville Monument Lesson- A Troubled Past
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Common Core
The lesson includes 5 steps that students go through to reflect on what they have seen in the news since August 12th and how the debate around public...
MASTERLESS MEN AND WOMEN:  POOR WHITES AND SLAVERY IN THE ANTEBELLUM SOUTH
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW DID SLAVERY IMPACT POOR WHITES DURING THE ANTEBELLUM AND POST-BELLUM PERIODS? Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and...
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...