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English Colonization TEK 5.8/5.9

When: 1607-1733 (Jamestown founded 1607, Georgia founded 1733) Where: Jamestown, Roanoke Island, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Company, Northern colonies, middle colonies, southern colonies
Why: freedom of religion, find new trade routes and resources, national pride, acquire new land

Freedom to choose what you want to do

“Grow what you want, sell it for what you can”

“Make what you want as much as you want, sell it for what you can”

Apprenticeships, artisans such as silversmith

Who: John Smith: colonization efforts of Virginia Company, Jamestown

John Winthrop brought Puritans to Massachusetts

Roger Williams: founded Providence, which became colony of Rhode Island, first colony to establish freedom of religion. Against taking land that belonged to Native Americans

Anne Hutchinson: founded colony of Portsmouth

Thomas Hooker founded Connecticut

William Penn: established colony of Pennsylvania (refuge for Quakers and place where to create government based on their standards)

Economic Trades Fishing, farming (indigo, rice, tobacco, wheat, corn, flax, lumber), shipbuilding, fur trading, Iron Making from Ore How:  New England colonists farmed, fished, and built ships to use in trade with England.

The use of human resources to meet basic needs such as shelter, food , and clothing

Government: Spanish King ruled colony of New Spain

French King appointed governor-general of New France so locally organized leadership can better settle conflicts

England – First attempt to self govern with House of Burgesses

The Mayflower Compact (one man = one vote, majority rule) and the Virginia House of Burgesses (elected representatives).

 

In the past, plantation owners in the Southern Colonies planted tobacco on the same land year after year which depleted the soil of nutrients. This made it necessary to continuously clear more land.

People settle in areas where there are resources to use to meet basic needs.

Colonial settlements were mainly along the coastal plain and many colonists made their living by fishing, whaling, and shipbuilding and other jobs supported by trade with England.  People also earned a living by trapping/hunting, farming, cutting lumber, making and repairing barrels for shipping grain, dried fish, rice etc.

Trade centers and mills built along rivers

Fertile lands increased farming

Examples that show how scarcity and choice govern economic decisions (e.g., Boston Tea Party and boycott).

 

COLONIES (TEK 5.1)
Came for religious freedom, find new trade routes and resources,and acquire new land.

13 Colonies
Interactive
Map

13 Colonies
Map
13 Colonies
History
Map of the English
Colonies
Animated Growth of
the 13
Colonies
13 Colonies
Trades and
Artisans


Daily Life in the Colonies 13 Colony Timeline Jamestown is
Founded - First
American
Colony


Jamestown
Colonization
Video
Jamestwon
Online
Adventure
Williamsburg
History
Early North
American
Colonies

On the Trail
of John
Smith

Industries in
Colonial
America
Colonial
Williamsburg
lives
interactive
Colonial Willamsburg
Video by
Tom Hanks
Create Line/
Bar/Circle
Graph of
Colonial
Populations
(TEK 5.6)

New England,
Middle, and Southern
Colonies

  Make-up
  Economy
  Beliefs
  Revolution
 Mayflower Compact House of
Burgesses:



 

  GROWTH OF A NATION (TEK 5.8)


Animated Timeline
of the Growth of
the Nation
Growth of a Nation Game California Gold RushOnline Activity
American History Trivia Game Lewis and Clark Expedition Online Activity Louisianna Purchase Online
American History Activity Animated U.S. Population Growth Map
US State Department-Diplomacy in the West 1830-1860  John L. O'Sullivan on Manifest Destiny, 1839 The American West as a Symbol and Myth
Manifest Destiny on PBS The Election of 1844 Interactive Maps
The Mexican War on PBS Mexican Cession

Texas Revolution
California Gold Rush 

Make all types of Graphs

·         Bar Graph maker

·         Bar Graph

Immigration
Scholastic Ellis Island Scholastic Ellis Island
Scholastic Immigration New Americans - 1800 Immigrants Online Activit
The Building of the Statue of Liberty (With Photos)  
 
             
  50 STATE
Interactive U.S. States Test Game Fifthy Nifty States You Tube Interactive 50 States 
USA State Map Game The USA States Game: State Capital List
Wakko's 50 States and Capitals You Tube  Fifty States and Capitals Rap You Tube  Name the States Game
Learn About Each State Learn About Each State 2 State Coloring Pages
States Web Games States of the US Quiz Funbrain Where is That
The USA Capital's Game: USA Quiz Names of States and Capitals
Conquer the States Game    
  GOEGRAPHY/MAP PROJECT  (TEK 6A/6B/7D)
Blank U.S. Map Map of the U.S. States and Capitals Map of the Great Plains              
Map of U.S. Cities Map of U.S. Regions Maps
Map of Rocky    Mountains Map of the Mississippi River  
  NATIVE AMERICANS

Native American Regions and Tribes Native American Tribes and Descriptions
Native American Regions
Native Languages Native Americans in the Unites States  Information about the Native Americans

 
             
  GEOGRAPHY TEK 5.7

  
The United States Regions Regions
Regions   
Great Basin Map of the
Regions
of the
United States
 

                           

  CONTINENTS AND OCEANS
Blank Continents and Oceans Map World Map of Continents and Oceans
BrainPop Continents and Oceans Interactive Map of Continents and Oceans




  NATIONAL HOLIDAYS
Constitution Day (TEK 5.18) Memorial Day Memorial Day
Independence Day/Fourth of July Labor Day  Labor Day
Columbus Day Columbus Day Veterans Day

Research the reasons for the creation of Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Memorial Day; explain why it is important to have national celebrations for these purposes - Labor Day: http://www.dol.gov/opa/aboutdol/laborday.htm

 
             
  LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE

Understanding Latitude and Longitude Latitude and Longitude Interactive Game
Latitude and Longitude You Tube Latitude and Longitude Song
  Letters to Mrs. Roosevelt

            YOU TUBES

Tea Party
You Tube

Paul Rever

Ride You

Tube

I'M Just a Bill
You Tube
 
 

Celebrate Freedom Week

Lesson Plans Grades K-4 Celebrate Freedom Week Curriculum Guide
Celebrate Freedom Week with Technology CELEBRATE FREEDOM WEEKS GAMES

 
             
  Biographical Dictionary 

Biography Cube Creator     

Biography Form

TIMELINE Creator     

Crossword Puzzle Maker
  The PBS Kids Democracy Project          World Landmarks                 
 

Inventors and Inventions

Inventions  A to Z Inventors
Inventors and  their Inventions Inventors from  A to Z
Inventor and Invention Fact Sheet Who invented Velcro? Find out here!
Inventions and Inventors  More Inventors  and their Inventions!

 

 

 Holidays Around

      the World

 Holidays Around the World

 
EXPLORERS

Age of Exploration

Explorers Activity
 
             
  INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Internet Modern History Sourcebook ndustrial Revolution Games and Info Britannica.com
Interchangeable Parts Lowell National Historical Park Eli Whitney
John Deere Robert Fulton Samuel F.P. Morse
Telegraph History    
         
             
                                WW1
 

CIVIL WAR

Civil War Overview * Civil War BRAINPOP
CIVIL WAR
Letters from the Civil War Civil War Letters Time for Kids
Effects of Civil War Effects of Civil War (TEK 5.4) Civil War Biographies
Civil War Nullification Issue of 1832 American Civil War Hompage
Civil War Literature Circles State's Rights The Civil War.com
Causes of the Civil War Free-Soil Party Compromise of 1850
North and the South During the Age of Jackson Lincoln's Election 1860 Compromise of 1850 American Memory
The Civil War Interactive PBS-Ken Burns' Civil War Civil War Women
Civil War Timeline Eyewitness to the American Civil War Women of the Civil War
Two Communities in the American Civil War Civil War Records Women Soldiers in the Civil War
Selected Civil War Photographs Letters from Soldiers Civil War Medicine
Civil War Album.com African-American Civil War Museum American Civil War Maps and Exhibits
Letters from an Iowa Soldier National Museum of Civil War Medicine Civil War Archives-Primary Sources
Library of Congress - Lincoln Primary Sources - Effects of the War

Juneteenth.com
Handbook of Texas - Juneteenth
Library of Congress - Juneteenth

Ford's Theater    

                  Western Expansion

PBS - New Perspectives Buffalo
Soldiers
The American
West
Sitting
Bull
Crazy
Horse
Little Bighorn
George
Custer
Dawes
Act
Chisholm
Trail
Barbed
Wire
Trans-continental Railroad Homestead
Act
Morrill
Act
The Grange  

 

 Significant Era Charts

European Exploration Colonial Period
Westward Expansion The Civil War
Industrialization and Urbanization The Progressive
Era
The Twenties The Great Depression
The Cold War The Sixties                 
The 1980's The 1990's
 and the New Millennium
Maps of America in 1812: Map After
the
Louisianna Purchase
The 1970's World
War II
World
War I
Recon-
struction
American
Revolution
 


World War I World War I - Trenches on the Web World War I - Document Archive
PBS - The Great War Virtual Seminars Encyclopedia of the First World War
The Great War World War I Cartoons Statistics of the War
The Zimmerman Telegram National Archives - The Zimmerman Telegram Wilson's Declaration of War
The Triple Alliance Triple Alliance Triple Entente
Causes of World War I The Assassination            The Ultimatum to Serbia
The American Experience - Letters of                          Soldiers Battlefield Guide Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
Battle of the Somme Aviation in World War I The Treaty of Versailles
Life in the Trenches U-Boats in the War Wilson's 14 Points
The League of Nations The Battle over the Treaty The Palestine Mandate
 
             
 
WW II Stories Children of World War II
Fly Girls D-Day

 

The Titanic - National Geographic

Titanic Keys to the Past

Literature Created (TEK 5.12)

Ben Franklin's Richard's Almanac





MAKE DECISIONS (TEK 5.27)

Ways of Knowing Trail
 


GOVERNMENT
Bill of Rights Matching Game Bill of Rights

Eduplace-The Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights
 Institute
Bill of Rights Life Before the Bill of Rights Life Without
Bill of Rights Visual Game
Preamble U.S. Constitution - You Tube Preamble You Tube  Constitution Center
Interactive Exploring the Constitution Declaration of Independence Movie Declaration of
Independence
Declaration of Independence Game Constitution of 1787 Declaration of
Independence Timeline
 13th amendment - abolished slavery   14th amendment - secured the rights of former slaves    15th amendment -
 banned race-based
voting qualifications 
These
three amendments
are called "civil war amendments"
because they were adopted between
1865 and 1870,
the five years immediately following the
Civil War.
White House   Icivics PBS-George Washington and the Constitutional Convention
PBS - The Constitution of the United States Interpretation of the Constitution Infoplease-The Convention
Documents from the Convention Ben's Guide to the Constitution and Government Eduplace-The Bill of Rights

  AMERICAN REVOLUTION
TEK 5.2/5.3/



National Archives - Exhibit Hall

USHistory.ORG Preserving the Declaration
Declaration of Independence Roadtrip - Video (Mel Gibson, et al) Causes

Sugar Act - 1764
Stamp Act - 1765
Stamp Act Congress
Sons of Liberty
The Quartering Act - 1765
The Declatory Act - 1766
Boston Massacre - 1770
The Townshend Acts
Tea Act
BostonTea Party
Intolerable Acts
Boston Port Act
Quartering Act - 1774




Founding Fathers

Timeline of the American Revolution - Part 1


Timeline of the American Revolution - Part 2
Lexington and Concord Thinkquest
Cowpens -
Pictures
Fort Henry
Guilford Courthouse Saratoga Stony Point
Valley Forge Yorktown  
American Revolution Cause and Effects Battles
Timeline People Videos
America Revolution Webquest Road to Revolution Game American Revolution Quizes
American Revolution Interactive American Revolution Timeline
 Part 2 No More Kings You Tube  Mr. Nussbaum American Revolution
Paul Reveer's Ride Inteeractive  Video Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunt
Famous Moments in Early History Videos Articles of Confederation Boston Masacre
Boston Masacre Boston Tea Party Play Boston Tea Party:  Eyewitness Account
Declaration of Independence Game Hispanics in the American Revolution
Nathan Hale

The Enigma of Benedict Arnold
John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones Museum
Betsy Ross
Paul Revere John Jay Patrick Henry
Sam Adams - The Rights of the Colonists George Washington Biography George Washington-Library of Congress Collection
 
             


 DIVIDERBLUE.GIF

                 
     Lone Star State       Texas Indians  
                 
  Click on the map to go to information on the region   Texas Regions

 

    Alamo - Key People

 

 
                 
  boom   Civil War   Click to view   Geography  
                 
  Famous Texans   Famous Texans   Waving USA  

U.S. Government

 
                 
 
 
  Texas Immigration     Oil BOOM in Texas  
                 
                 
    Six Flags of Texas  

Cattle Brands

 

 

Branding Cattle

 
                 
                 
               
  Austin Photo    Stephen F. Austin

BIOGRAPHY MAKER

 Wagon with horses harnessed to its pole  

List of Possible

Biography Choices

 

 
               
                      

                 GEOGRAPHY BEE 
 
     

We live in a fascinating state, and we will spend the year learning about it!


 The Regions of Texas
 Native Americans in Texas
 Exploration & Colonization of Texas
 Missions (Remember the Alamo!!)
 Founding Fathers of Texas
 The Texas Revolution
 The Republic of Texas
 The impact of the Civil War on Texas
 Notable Texans
 Texas today

 

 

 Teacher Resources

http://www.stonewall.fayette.k12.ky.us/wq/cwwebquest/civilwar.htm      Civil War Project

http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/webquests/civilwar/  Great Project