History of the USA







Cinema Resource pages
Interactive games Videos
Pictures Vocabulary

(Updated on 13/11/2015)


Related pages :

American Revolution Native Americans (civilization)
Boston Native Americans (History)
Constitution Day Thanksgiving
Declaration of Independence Thirteen Colonies




Pictures :


Vocabulary :


Resource pages :

  • American Colonies (polytechnic.org)
    - with a CHART :
    Colony / Founded in / Region / Founder / Religion / Government / Original Purpose / Economics / Note


  • Mr. Nussbaum: Interactive 13 Colonies (mrnussbaum.com)
    Interactive map, quizzes, crosswords, scavenger hunts, fill-in-the-blank cloze exercises and biographies of the founding fathers


  • American History - PowerPoint Presentations (pppst.com)
    Explorers - Civil War - Government -
    Native Americans - Industrial/Immigration - Geography -
    Colonial Times - Great Depression - Patriotic Symbols -
    Revolutionary War - Civil Rights - Multicultural -
    Western Expansion - World Wars - Many More

  • Colonial America Theme (teach-nology.com) :
    Clip Art, Images, Photos - Resource Materials - Downloads - Sites For Background Information -
    Hands On Activities - Web Quests - Interactive Sites For Students - Worksheets - Lesson Plans


  • Early America (earlyamerica.com)
    Freedom Documents - Notable Women - Maps - Movies - Quiz Game - Music - Firsts - Bookmarks - Milestone Events -
    Pages From The Past - Famous Obits - Lives of Famous Americans - Portraits


  • Mapping Colonial America (history.org)
    "Explore colonial maps from Colonial Williamsburg's collection in an online exhibition that includes maps dated from 1587 to 1782. The online exhibition looks at maps relating to colonial discovery, exploration, boundary disputes, navigation, trade, the French and Indian War, and the Revolutionary War. The exhibition features a zooming tool allowing a close look at map details, a glossary of terms, and a timeline of major events in history that occurred near the date a particular map was drawn."


Pocahontas :




Webquests :

  • WebQuest: Pilgrim Life
    "This lesson involves the students in learning about Pilgrim life and comparing it to their life.
    They will be learning about the Mayflower adventure and creating a vehicle for their own life adventure.
    They will also work with a group and create a play about their life adventure."



  • Saints and Sinners - Surviving Plymouth - Players role-play being a Pilgrim.
  • A Colonial Family and Community (thehenryford.org)
    "Be a history detective.
    Go back in time and investigate the daily lives of the Daggetts, a colonial family from northeastern Connecticut.
    Collect clues to uncover answers to 7 questions about colonial life in the 1700s.

    Then prove your skills as a history detective by discovering "What's wrong with this picture?"

Videos :

  • Powhatan and Pocahontas
    "Powhatan was the paramount chief of some 30 Powhatan Indian tribes when English settlers arrived at Jamestown in 1607.
    His daughter Pocahontas befriended the English and at times served as intermediary between the two cultural groups."



Cinema :


Click on the picture. It was found here. (virginiatribal.blogspot.com)