Middle School US History: Help and Review

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If your middle schooler is struggling with US history topics, the flexible tools provided in this review course can help. Our lessons and quizzes make excellent homeschool resources or study guides to help your student work through a homework assignment or prepare for a test.
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22 chapters in Middle School US History: Help and Review

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Lesson 1 - North American Exploration & Failed Colonies of France & England  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Settlement of Jamestown Colony  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - New France, New Netherlands & New Sweden: North American Settlements  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Mayflower and the Plymouth Rock Settlement  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Puritans and the Founding of the New England Colonies  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Southern Colonies: Settlement and Growth  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Middle Colonies: New York, Delaware, New Jersey & Pennsylvania  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The 13 Colonies: Life in Early America  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Rise of Slave Trade: Black History in Colonial America  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The 13 Colonies: Developing Economy & Overseas Trade  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The 13 Colonies: World Events that Influenced Colonial America  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Massachusetts Bay Colony: Religion, History & Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - 1795 Treaty of Greenville: Definition & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Agrarian Economy: Definition & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Amish: Culture, History & Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Captain Miles Standish: Facts & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Celestial Navigation: History & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Charter Document: Examples and Definition  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Christopher Columbus' Discoveries: History & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Christopher Columbus's Voyages: Route & Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Colonial Mercantilism: Definition, History & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Who Was Captain John Smith of Jamestown? - History & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Middle Colonies Geography & Climate  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Southern Colonies Geography & Climate  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - New England Colonies Geography & Climate  Take Quiz
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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
Lesson 17 - Nathan Hale: Quote, Biography & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Famous & Important Women in the Revolutionary War  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Liberty Bell: Facts & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Battle of Cowpens: Summary & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Battle of the Coral Sea: Facts & Summary  Take Quiz
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