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11th Grade US/VA History

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US Beginnings

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Jamestown

The English begin their settlement and colonization of the "New World" in 1607 at Jamestown, Virginia.

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Plymouth

The English establish their second permanent settlement of the "New World" in 1620 at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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Differences in the Colonies

The 13 English colonies in America developed differently according to their climates, economics, governments, and beginnings.

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Test Review

 


French and Indian War

Pressures for more land, more resources, and the European Seven Years War leads to conflict between the British and French in North America.

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American Revolution

The French and Indian War, British military presence in the colonies, and new taxes on the colonists are direct causes for the push to American independence. Most colonists agree they are now American and no longer English.

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Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunt

 


Declaration of Independence

During the American Revolution, representatives from the thirteen British colonies decide to break free from the tyranny of England. they draft the Declaration as a statement of our independence.

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The Constitution

After breaking free from England the leaders of the American states create a lasting bond in the form of government over the 13 states.

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Links for Federalist/Anti-Federalist project:

          Teaching American History.Org

          A.P. U.S. History Notes

          Federalist & Antifederalist Positions (pdf)

          The Free Dictionary: Constitution

 


 

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Expansion and Reform

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PowerPoint Part 2

 


Prelude to Civil War

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The Civil War

Abraham Lincoln wins the election of 1860. In response, the Southern states secede from the Union forming the Confederate States of America. The issue being the differences over the issue of slavery and states' rights.

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PowerPoint Part 2

 

 


Turn of The Century Changes

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The U.S. in the World

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World War I

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Roaring Twenties

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The Great Depression

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FDR's New Deal

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World War II

The Great Depression and world turmoil lead to upheaval in world governments. Dictators begin to take over. The rise of dictators leads to greed and evil. World War II introduces a whole new pain into the world in the largest and deadliest war ever seen.

PowerPoint "Prelude to War"

PowerPoint " World War II Part 1"

PowerPoint "World War II Part 2"

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

The Cold War

 

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Civil Rights Movement

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Modern Era

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SOL Review Materials

These are provided from other school systems. Review Packet #2 and #3 are pretty good, but they do not have answers  with them.

The Grade 5 and Grade 6 cover a lot of the material we cover in US/VA History. They are very nice visually, but don't rely on them for everything.

The VUS Document has everything on it. It is a good document, but a long read. It would be good to at least skim it.

A Review Packet with Answers

Review Packet 2

Review Packet 3

Grade 5 US History Review

Grade 6 US History Review

VUS SOL Summary

 

VAUS Vocabulary

 

All Released SOL Test Questions by SOL


 

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