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Pre-Columbian America & Colonial Beginnings

Colonial Era (1607-1775)

Early Republic (1776-1815)

Early Republic through Ante-Bellum, 1783-1860

Ante-Bellum (1815-1860)

Civil War & Reconstruction (1861-1877)

Later 19th Century & Progressive Era (1861-1920) UNDER CONSTRUCTION; CATEGORIES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Roaring '20s, New Deal, & WWII UNDER CONSTRUCTIO; CATEGORIES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Modern Era (1946-89) UNDER CONSTRUCTION; CATEGORIES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

New Era (1990-Present) UNDER CONSTRUCTION; CATEGORIES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Classroom Quiz Slideshows

Teacher Study Guides for Quizzes (in PDF Files)

PDF PRINTOUT 100 POINT QUIZZES matching Certain Classroom Slideshow Quizzes

 

Pre-Columbian America & Colonial Beginnings

1 Spanish Conquest of the New World, Part I: Seizing a Foothold, 1492-1506
2 Spanish Conquest Part II (Cuba and Mexico)
3 Spanish Conquest Part III (Central America)
4 Spanish Conquest Part IV (Pearl Coast & Incas)

Quiz:Pre-Columbian America and Colonial Beginnings

Colonial Era (1607-1775)

1 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part I: Proprietary Beginnings, 1600s-40s

2 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part II: Religious Complications, 1640s-50s

3 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part III: Tightening London's Grip in the South, 1660s-80s

4 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part IV: Maneuvering for Autonomy in the North, 1660s-90s

5 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part V: London Gains the Upper Hand, 1701-63

6 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part VI: Taxation Without Representation 1763-66

7 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part VII: Tit for Tat, 1767-72

8 Royal vs Colonial Control, Part VIII: Turning the Screws, 1773-75

9 Mercantilism & the American Colonies, Part I: Dependence Becomes Autonomy, 1600s

10 Mercantilism & the American Colonies, Part II: Straining at the Leash, 1700-63

11 Origins of Slavery in America, Part I: Economics Trumps Morality, 1600s

12 Origins of Slavery in America, Part II: Proliferation & Institutionalization, 1698-1775

13 George Washington: Building the Character of a Leader, 1732-60

Quiz: Colonial America

Quiz 1 for 17th Century American Colonies:
Part I: 10 True-False Questions
Part II: 10 Short-Answer Questions
Part III: 10 Multiple Choice Questions
Part IV: 4 Matching, Ranking, & Map Questions plus 1 Discussion Question

 

Early Republic (1776-1815

1 Revolutionary War, Part I: Weathering the Early Storm, 1775-76

2 Revolutionary War, Part II: Gaining the Upper Hand, 1776-78

3 Revolutionary War, Part III: Seizing the Moment, 1778-83

4 Federal Power vs State: Rights vs Individual Rights
Part I: Consequences of a Weak Central Government, 1777-87

5 Federal Power vs State Rights vs Individual Rights
Part II: Strengthening the Executive Branch Despite a Backlash, 1787-1803

6 Early National Economy, Part I: Economic Basis of the Republic

7 Early National Economy, Part II: Encouraging an Industrial Revolution

8 Early National Economy, Part III: A Fundamental Conflict of Visions

9 Early National Economy, Part IV: Hamilton's Program Provokes Resistance

10 Fighting Indians on the Frontier, The Northwest Territory, 1783-1812

11 The War of 1812, Confirming Independence from Britain, 1812-15

Quiz: Early National U.S.

 

Early Republic through Ante-Bellum (1783-1860)

1 A Gradual Democratic Evolution: In the Early American Republic (1783-1830s)

2 Slave Versus Free State Politics: Part I: An Economic Dependency Divides North & South, 1776-1820

3 Second National Bank: And Party Political Conflict, 1790-1840s

4 Internal Improvements Part I: Part I: An Economic & Constitutional Challenge, 1783-1839

5 States Rights & The Tariff: A Politico-Economic Clash of Interests (1789-1861)

6 Women's Suffrage Part I: Creating a Consciousness (1700s-1848)

7 Population & Labor: In the North Prior to the Civil War, 1790-1860

 

Ante-Bellum (1815-1860)

1 Innovation & Industry: In Ante-Bellum America, 1816-60

2 Internal Improvements Part II: Locomotion Propels the Economy, 1826-59

3 Manifest Destiny, Part I: Flexing a Young Republic's Muscles, 1815-38

4 Manifest Destiny, Part II: Conquest of the Southwest

5 A House Divided Against Itself: North-South Conflict in the 1850s

Quiz: Ante-Bellum U.S.

 

Civil War & Reconstruction (1861-1877)

1 The American Civil War, Part I: A Festering Sore Erupts, 1861-63

2 The American Civil War, Part II: A Festering Bloody but Decisive Conflict, 1863-65

3 Reconstruction: Failure of an Ambitious Socio-Politico Plan 1861-1877

Quiz: Civil War & Reconstruction

 

Later 19th Century & Progressive Era (1861-1920)

Quiz: Rise of Big Business & the Age of Invention (1861-1913)

Quiz: Populist Backlash (1861-1913)

Quiz: Struggles of Immigrants & Labor (1863-1918)

Quiz: Reforming Government & Society (1869-1918)

Quiz: Becoming a Great Power (1861-1913)

 

Roaring '20s, New Deal, & WWII (1921-45)

Quiz: Roaring '20s (1920s)

Quiz: Great Depression & Global Instability (1929-39)

Quiz: Second World War (1939-45)

 

 

Modern Era (1946-89)

 

 

New Era (1990-Present)

 

 

Classroom Quiz Slideshows

Pre-Columbian America and Colonial Beginnings

Colonial America

Early National U.S.

Ante-Bellum U.S.

Civil War & Reconstruction

Rise of Big Business & the Age of Invention (1861-1913)

Populist Backlash (1861-1913)

Struggles of Immigrants & Labor (1863-1918)

Reforming Government & Society (1869-1918)

Becoming a Great Power (1861-1913)

Roaring '20s(1920s)

Great Depression & Global Instability (1929-39)

Second World War (1939-45)


Teacher Study Guides for Quizzes

Pre-Columbian America and Colonial Beginnings

Colonial America

Quiz 1 for 17th Century American Colonies:
Part I: 10 True-False Questions
Part II: 10 Short-Answer Questions
Part III: 10 Multiple Choice Questions
Part IV: 4 Matching, Ranking, & Map Questions plus 1 Discussion Question

Early National U.S.

Ante-Bellum U.S.

Civil War & Reconstruction

Rise of Big Business & the Age of Invention

Populist Backlash

Struggles of Immigrants & Labor

Reforming Government & Society

Becoming a Great Power

Roaring '20s

Great Depression & Global Instability

Second World War

 

PDF PRINT OUT 100 POINT QUIZZES matching Certain Classroom Slideshow Quizzes (REQUIRES ADOBE READER FOR VIEWING AND FILLING IN OF ANSWER FORMS)

100 Point Quiz matching Classroom Slideshow Quiz 1 for 17th Century American Colonies