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Every major topic in American History is represented, including the Civil War, the Rise of Industry, and the Great Depression. Our bank of assignments also include activities that utilize maps, projects that analyze presidential elections, tests that explain national holidays, and much more.

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Colonial Developments

Native-American and early European settlements in the New World provide essential understandings of the new ways of life developed in North American, and set the stage for the birth of a nation.

Constitutional Foundations and Early Years

The struggle to create a new nation and to define the relationships among the branches of government makes this an especially complicated period for the young country.

Civil War, Expansion, and Industrialization

The battle over states rights and sectionalism explodes, while America continues its journey to becoming the modern juggernaut of the 20th century.

20th Century and Modern Day

America experiences triumph and tragedy as the central figure in world events, while struggling to cope with domestic strife and enjoy success and infrequent peace on the home front.

 

 

MODERN AMERICAN HISTORY

11TH/12TH GRADE, MR. PETTIT

Welcome to Modern American History.  This is a full year course that covers the later 19th century (1800s) to present day.  This website is designed to provide all students enrolled in the course with important access to most of the class materials, and is organized by unit of study.  I have also provided a link to an online version of the textbook.  You can use this by clicking or tapping here. See your teacher for the username and password.  To view the remainder of the course syllabus, Click here

 

 

INTRO TO COURSE DOCUMENTS:

U.S. Blank Map 

Practice Quiz

3 Branches of government activity

Civics and Geography worksheet 

Geography, Government, Civics key terms list 

 

UNIT #1:  INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION/IMMIGRATION:

CH 13 Anticipation guide

CH 13 sections 1 and 2 key terms list 

Rise of Industry notes 

Carnegie's "Wealth" excerpt 

CH 13 Section 3 key terms list 

CH 14 key terms 

Carnegie's Wealth worksheet 

Labor Unrest questions and notes 

Labor leaders and Tycoons Bios

Labor leaders and Tycoons worksheet 

Immigrant notes 

Immigration Push/Pull Factors worksheet 

Immigration Questions worksheet 

Interactive Ellis Island website 

Italian Boy Article 

CH 14 Section 3 

 

UNIT #2:  NEW AMERICAN SOUTH, WEST, AND THE GILDED AGE:

pgs 492-495
492-495 New South Worksheet

Segregation Activity 

Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Compromise 

Booker T and W.E.B. A Comparison 

The West: Cultures under Pressure worksheet

The West Video worksheet

Westward Expansion notes

Westward Expansion Note-taking Guide 

Pgs505-512 Who Am I key term review 

Pgs 529-532 

Gilded Age politics worksheet 

Populism and the Election of 1896

Populism cartoon 

Cartoons activity 

 

Gilded Age Review Chart

 

UNIT #3:  THE PROGRESSIVE ERA:

The Progressive movement notes

Progressive reforms chart

Traingle Shirt Waist Fire article and assignment 

Muckraker project 

Women and Minorities of the Progressive Era 

Theodore Roosevelt Notes  (NOTE:  this power-point also included information for Unit #4)

Roosevelt Review Questions

Taft questions 

Taft biography assignment 

Election of 1912 Notes 

Wilson Worksheet

Progressive Presidents key terms 

 

UNIT #4:  U.S.A. AS A WORLD POWER:

Roots of Imperialism worksheet

Roots of Imperialism reading 

Spanish-American War, pgs 592-596

Imperialism in Asia, 599-603 

Imperialism in Asia worksheet 

CH 18 imperialsm key terms, parts 1 and 2 

Big Stick, Dollar, and Moral Diplomacy worksheet 

CH 19 WWI key terms, parts 1 and 2 

Lists of Allied, Central, and Neutral nations in WWI

Over There song lyrics and worksheet 

US Homefront Notes 

WWI Propaganda assignment 2 options

WWI Homefront note guide 

WWI Casualty statistics 

 14 Points Notes

14 points listed and discussion questions 

WWI Review sheet 

 

 

UNIT #5:  THE ROARING 20'S:

1920s Society and Culture notes 

Demobilization worksheet

 Warren G. Harding article

Presidents in the 1920s notes 

1920s biography assignment

Prohibition connections activity 

Prohibition Notes 

1920's Boom Times notes

1920s Response questions 

 

UNIT #6:  THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL:

Stock Market Crash notes 

Great Depression causes and effects notes

Great Depression memoir 

Hoover Response worksheet

Aid or Volunteerism activity 

Fear Itself Speech excerpts

New Deal Programs 

Relief, Recovery, and Reform 

Critics of the New Deal notes 

Great Depression/New Deal Review sheet 

 

 UNIT #7:  THE U.S.A. AND WWII:

WWII Pre-Assesment 

Dictators oF WWII notes 

FDR video worksheet 

Isolationism vs Interventionism worksheet

U.S. Homefront notes 

4 towns completed worksheet

Wartown, R and R, Internment completed worksheets 

WWII Posters 

Internment article 

Decision to Drop the A Bomb 

WWII Conferences notes

WWII notes 

 WWII War Production websearch

WWII Terms list (word document)

 

UNIT #8:  THE COLD WAR

Cold War goals notes and worksheet 

Early Cold War notes and pictures 

Early Cold War video link with questions 

Korean War notes 

Global Cold War notes

Bob Dylan reading 

Cold War pictures 

McCarthyism Notes 

Cold War Review sheet 

 

UNIT #9:  1950'S SOCIETY AND CULTURE/CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

1950'S Notes and Pictures 

Beatnik Worksheet 

1950s Boom Worksheet 

Rules for riding desegregated buses 

Civil Rights Chart 

Bridge To Freedom video Worksheet 

LINKS BELOW FOR RIOT RESEARCH

Click here for Detroit Riots footage and info 

Click here for Watts Riots footage and info 

 Click here for Newark Riots info

Black Power notes and questions 

Black Power Mix-Tape worksheet 

 

UNIT #10:  JFK, LBJ, THE 1960'S AND THE VIETNAM WAR
JFK/LBJ notes

JFK terms and definitions 

Supreme Court Cases of the 1960s 

Great Society Programs

Great Society Activity 

 JFK/LBJ Terms review sheet

Vietnam War notes 

Vietnam War key terms 

Vietnam War review 

Memoirs of Kent St. Reading 

 

UNIT #11: CONTEMPORARY AMERICA, NIXON-PRESENT

Nixon notes 

Executive Privilege article 

Ford and Carter Notes 

Ford and Carter Worksheet 

Sunbelt map activity

Jogging and Fitness Article 

Environmental Protection Love Canal Article 

Star Wars Movie Review Article 

Moon Landing Article 

 Reagan notes

Reagan worksheet

1980s Packet 

Clinton notes

Persian Gulf war notes

Persian Gulf war worksheet

2000s Google Doc assignment 

 

 

 

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