Tag: Indian Removal

U.S. History – Week 24

Overview We finished the film, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and prepared for an upcoming test! See the study guide below…  




U.S. History – Week 23

Overview We will continue exploring the Dawes General Allotment Act through the film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. What did we do in class today? Monday – Friday We spent all week watching the HBO film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.¬† We stopped the film from time to time to discuss the many…




U.S. History – Week 22

Overview This week we will finish investigating the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign (aka Sullivan Expedition) and the Trail of Tears and Southeast Indian Removal.¬† Students are asked to remember that crucial lessons can be gained from knowing their history and the purpose of these historical investigations is to give insight into the motivations that dictate how the…




Great Resources for Learning U.S. History

Below is a list of some of my favorite sources for helping students learn about U.S. History. Western Expansion, Territorial Conquest, American Imperialism, Indian Wars Indian Removal Lesson – http://zinnedproject.org/posts/1381 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee – HBO Movie and Book Indian Removal Lesson and Readings¬† from Teaching Tolerance – http://www.tolerance.org/lesson/indian-removal-does-history-always-reflect-progress Indian Removal Segment from…




U.S. History – Week 19

Overview This is the last full week of the semester! Unfortunately, my time with the class is coming to an end, however the good news is that Mr. Henchen will be back soon! Next week are our midterms and semester two begins on January 22. This week’s focus will be on some of motivating factors…