Middle School US History Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

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If you have students struggling in your middle school U.S. history classes, try using some of the tools available in this curriculum resource course. Our video lessons can be incorporated into your syllabus to help students who need additional ways to learn master these topics and do better in class.
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21 chapters in Middle School US History Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

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Lesson 1 - The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The First Great Awakening: Religious Revival and American Independence  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The French and Indian War: Causes, Effects & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill: The American Revolution Begins  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Second Continental Congress and Thomas Paine's Common Sense  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Declaration of Independence: Text, Signers and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - British Loyalists vs. American Patriots During the American Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - George Washington's Leadership at Trenton, Saratoga & Valley Forge  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - John Paul Jones and the Naval Battles of the Revolutionary War  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Loyalists in the Southern Colonies at the End of the Revolutionary War  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - American Revolution: Social and Economic Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Second Great Awakening: Charles Finney and Religious Revival  Take Quiz

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