Mini Research Projects: Early American History
For any of these topics, you can reference your textbook for information also
Pilgrim Daily Life http:/www.ushistory.org/us/3d.asp
First Thanksgiving http:/www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanks
American Chapter 38 Pageant Notes
John F. Kennedy
Election of 1960: Kennedy vs. Nixon, First time candidates faced off in televised debates. First
Catholic candidate elected. JFK domestic program was known as the money to education, health
American Chapter 37 Pageant Notes
John F. Kennedy
Election of 1960: Kennedy vs. Nixon - 1st time candidates faced off in televised debates - 1st
Catholic candidate elected JFK domestic program was known as the " - Fed $ to education,
health care programs
American Chapter 39 Pageant Notes
Election of 1968: Nixon Returns
1968 was a political mess: 1) Tet offensive, 2) LBJ is out, 3) MLK killed, 4) RFK killed, 5)
riots spread. Democratic convention in Chicago were plagued by riots. VP Hubert Humphrey
American Pageant Chapter 29 Notes
During Tafts presidency the Republican Party becomes divided, Taft supports Payne-Aldrich
Tariff which raised rates and angered Progressives in the Republican Party. Pinchot-Ballinger
American Chapter 36 Pageant Notes
Fear that the economy would collapse after WWII. GI Bill of Rights: helped veterans by
providing tuition assistance for school and low interest government loans. Tremendous economic
boom occurs roughly fr
Olaudah Equiano: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (1789)
Web version: http:/www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/black_voices/voices_display.cfm?id=33
My father, besides many slaves, had a numerous family, of which seven lived to grow up, inc
Our Plantation Is Very Weak: The Experiences of an Indentured Servant in
Planters in early seventeenth-century Virginia had bountiful amounts of land and a profitable crop in tobacco,
but they needed labor to till their fields. They faced r
1. What are three of your strengths and three of your weaknesses as an actor?
2. Dream Role? Why?
3. What do you hope to gain in this class?
4. What is an activity that you have done in the past that you enjoyed in drama?
1. What are three of
SSUSH1 The student will describe European settlement in North America during the 17th century.
Virginia Company was a Joint Stock Company (pooling
peoples financial resources to fund large projects like