Discovering America: A Deep Dive into History – Over 100 Lessons on American History (located below)
The American saga is vast, filled with legends of Indigenous tribes, tales of revolution, and the constant ebb and flow of societal and cultural metamorphosis. Welcome to the American History Resource Center, your compass to navigate the profound episodes that have sculpted this great nation.
Our compendium boasts over 100 meticulously curated lessons that seek to answer pivotal questions and unravel complex narratives. Delve into the essence of the ‘American Dream’, explore the motives behind the colonization of America, and understand the Puritanical influence on the nation’s evolution. Navigate the cultural chasm between the North and the South, gauge the democratic spirit of colonial America, and trace the intellectual footprints of the Enlightenment. Probe into the roots of the French and Indian War, chart the origins of the American Revolution, and critically assess the modern relevance of the Declaration of Independence.
As we transition to our second unit, we reexamine foundational documents like the Articles of Confederation, weighing their strengths against their limitations in shaping a nascent nation.
History is not just about major events, but the people, emotions, and ideals interwoven with them. Here, every lesson is more than just a chapter; it’s a conversation, a reflection, and an invitation to engage with the past to better understand our present. Dive in and uncover the multifaceted narrative of America!
UNIT ONE – AMERICAN BEGINNINGS
UNIT TWO – A NEW NATION
BONUS Topic 17 A: Recent Ethical Concerns on the Supreme Court
BONUS Topic 17 C: The role of public opinion in shaping Supreme Court ethical standards
BONUS Topic 17 D: The role of Congress in reforming the Supreme Court’s ethical rules
Topic 19 A: The Unwritten Constitution
Topic 28 A: Biography of Dorothea Dix
Topic 28 B: Mott & Stanton: Pioneers in Women’s Rights
UNIT THREE – THE NATION GROWS, DIVIDES AND REUNITES.
Topic 33A: Frederick Douglass Biography
UNIT FOUR – THE RISE OF AN INDUSTRIAL GIANT
UNIT FIVE – ONTO A WORLD STAGE
UNIT SIX – WORLD WAR I, CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES
UNIT SEVEN – WORLD WAR II, CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES
UNIT EIGHT – CONTINUITY AND CHANGE