9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Labor and Trade in Colonial America
Photo, Weavers at Colonial Williamsburg, May 29, 2010, animalvegetable, Flickr

Was colonial trade really triangular? What kinds of work did colonists do,[...] »

Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record

Showcases more than 1,230 images depicting the enslavement of Africans, the[...] »

Post-1865

Using Visuals to Build Interest and Understanding

Using primary source images to help English Language Learners build[...] »

Panic of 1873
Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Why Did It Happen? Making Claims about Cause and Effect

A shift in writing is required, often using new language tools, when making[...] »

Using Technology

Joe Jelen on Digital Timelines
Photo, Timeline - P1050905, Oct. 21, 2007, Lars Plougmann, Flickr

Tired of using up rolls of butcher paper on making timelines? High-school[...] »