This is our American history study shown in chronological order. If you'd rather just browse randomly, you can click on "American History" under "Labels" on the left sidebar. This page will continue to be updated as we learn more.
The Vikings - Leif Ericson. Includes booklist, links for notebooking/lapbooking, craft and food ideas, games, and video suggestion.
Eastern Native Americans - links for notebooking/lapbooking, craft and food ideas, games
The Ships of Columbus - Our visit aboard the Nina and the Pinta.
Explorers and the Lost Colony - Christopher Columbus, the explorers that came after him, Sir Walter Raleigh, Roanoke, and American History trivia game, links to notebook/lapbook pieces, online videos, book suggestions.
Jamestown - includes booklist, notebook/lapbook links, game suggestions, Pocahontas, John Smith, and moccasin making tutorial
A visit to Jamestown - Jamestown Settlement (a word about this under Battle of Yorktown, below)
Pilgrims - book suggestions, notebook/lapbook links, game suggestion
The Thirteen Colonies - books, video suggestion, art, craft, and game ideas, links to notebook/lapbook pieces
Cherokee Victory - over Fort Loudoun in 1760
Henry Timberlake - visits Fort Loudoun in 1762
Battle of Alamance - 1771
A visit to the battlefield.
Monticello - 1772
A visit to Thomas Jefferson's home.
American Revolution Part 1 - 1776
Fort Massac - field trip
Battle of Yorktown - 1781
A visit to Yorktown Victory Center.
John Sevier -Only governor of the State of Franklin (1785-1789) and Tennessee's 1st governor (1796-1801, 1803-1809)
A visit to his home, Marble Springs.
Early 1800's - links
Early 1800's - activities, book suggestions, link
Industrial Revolution - activities
Pioneers - activities
Native Americans - activities
Johnny Appleseed, Slavery - activities
Slavery - activities
Gold Rush - activity
Pony Express and Transcontinental Railway - link to activities
Abraham Lincoln - field trip to birthplace
Abraham Lincoln - field trip to Springfield, IL
Civil War - Fort Negley
Civil War - projects, museum, and Fort Dickerson
Civil War - museum
Civil War - activities
Civil War - lapbooks, food, music
Wright Brothers - 1903
A visit to the Wright Brothers National Memorial.