U.S. history

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Here is a list of all of the skills that cover U.S. history! To start practicing, just click on any link.

Fourth-grade skills

  1. A.1 Jamestown: the early years
  2. A.2 Jamestown: growth of a colony
  3. A.3 Plymouth
  4. A.4 New England colonies: religion and government
  5. A.5 New England colonies: economy and conflict
  6. A.6 Middle colonies: founding and government
  7. A.7 Middle colonies: economy and society
  8. A.8 Southern colonies: founding and government
  9. A.9 Southern colonies: economy and slavery
  10. A.10 Identify the Thirteen Colonies
  11. A.11 Select the Thirteen Colonies
  12. A.12 Name the Thirteen Colonies
  13. B.1 The American Revolution: the Thirteen Colonies under British rule
  14. B.2 The American Revolution: New British taxes
  15. B.3 The American Revolution: the Boston Tea Party
  16. B.4 The American Revolution: the rebellion begins
  17. B.5 The American Revolution: preparing for war
  18. B.6 The American Revolution: struggle for independence
  19. B.7 The American Revolution: turning the tide of the war
  20. B.8 The American Revolution: conclusion and aftermath
  21. C.1 The Louisiana Purchase
  22. C.2 The Lewis and Clark Expedition
  23. C.3 The War of 1812: causes
  24. C.4 The War of 1812: events and effects
  25. C.5 Antebellum Period: economies of the North and South
  26. C.6 Antebellum Period: abolitionist and proslavery perspectives
  27. C.7 Antebellum Period: slavery and politics part I
  28. C.8 Antebellum Period: slavery and politics part II
  29. D.1 The Civil War: the beginning of the war
  30. D.2 The Civil War: the First Battle of Bull Run to Gettysburg
  31. D.3 The Civil War: war tactics and the home front
  32. D.4 The Civil War: the end of the war
  33. D.5 Reconstruction
  34. E.1 World War I: the road to war
  35. E.2 World War I: the war begins
  36. E.3 World War I: events of the war
  37. E.4 World War I: the road to peace
  38. E.5 The Great Depression: part I
  39. E.6 The Great Depression: part II
  40. E.7 The New Deal
  41. E.8 World War II: lead-up to war in Europe, Asia
  42. E.9 World War II: global events

Fifth-grade skills

  1. F.1 Jamestown: the early years
  2. F.2 Jamestown: growth of a colony
  3. F.3 Plymouth
  4. F.4 New England colonies: religion and government
  5. F.5 New England colonies: economy and conflict
  6. F.6 Middle colonies: founding and government
  7. F.7 Middle colonies: economy and society
  8. F.8 Southern colonies: founding and government
  9. F.9 Southern colonies: economy and slavery
  10. F.10 Identify the Thirteen Colonies
  11. F.11 Select the Thirteen Colonies
  12. F.12 Name the Thirteen Colonies
  13. G.1 The American Revolution: the Thirteen Colonies under British rule
  14. G.2 The American Revolution: New British taxes
  15. G.3 The American Revolution: the Boston Tea Party
  16. G.4 The American Revolution: the rebellion begins
  17. G.5 The American Revolution: preparing for war
  18. G.6 The American Revolution: struggle for independence
  19. G.7 The American Revolution: turning the tide of the war
  20. G.8 The American Revolution: conclusion and aftermath
  21. H.1 The Louisiana Purchase
  22. H.2 The Lewis and Clark Expedition
  23. H.3 The War of 1812: causes
  24. H.4 The War of 1812: events and effects
  25. H.5 Antebellum Period: economies of the North and South
  26. H.6 Antebellum Period: abolitionist and proslavery perspectives
  27. H.7 Antebellum Period: slavery and politics part I
  28. H.8 Antebellum Period: slavery and politics part II
  29. I.1 The Civil War: the beginning of the war
  30. I.2 The Civil War: the First Battle of Bull Run to Gettysburg
  31. I.3 The Civil War: war tactics and the home front
  32. I.4 The Civil War: the end of the war
  33. I.5 Reconstruction
  34. J.1 World War I: the road to war
  35. J.2 World War I: the war begins
  36. J.3 World War I: events of the war
  37. J.4 World War I: the road to peace
  38. J.5 The Great Depression: part I
  39. J.6 The Great Depression: part II
  40. J.7 The New Deal
  41. J.8 World War II: lead-up to war in Europe, Asia
  42. J.9 World War II: global events

Seventh-grade skills

  1. BB.6 The Columbian Exchange
  2. JJ.1 Life as a colonist
  3. JJ.2 Identify the Thirteen Colonies
  4. JJ.3 Select the Thirteen Colonies
  5. JJ.4 Name the Thirteen Colonies
  6. JJ.5 New England Colonies: founding and government
  7. JJ.6 New England Colonies: economy and interactions with Native Americans
  8. JJ.7 Middle Colonies: founding and government
  9. JJ.8 Middle Colonies: economy and society
  10. JJ.9 Southern Colonies: founding and government
  11. JJ.10 Southern Colonies: economy and slavery
  12. KK.1 Causes of the American Revolution: the French and Indian War
  13. KK.2 Causes of the American Revolution: politics and society
  14. KK.3 Causes of the American Revolution: introduction to mercantilism and the Navigation Acts
  15. KK.4 Causes of the American Revolution: new taxes and colonial response
  16. KK.5 The Revolutionary War: preparing for war
  17. KK.6 The Revolutionary War: struggle for independence
  18. KK.7 The Revolutionary War: turning the tide of war
  19. KK.8 The Revolutionary War: conclusion and aftermath
  20. KK.9 Source analysis: the Boston Massacre
  21. KK.10 Source analysis: the Declaration of Independence
  22. LL.1 The Articles of Confederation
  23. LL.2 The Constitutional Convention
  24. LL.3 Washington's presidency: part I
  25. LL.4 Washington's presidency: part II
  26. LL.5 The first party system: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans
  27. LL.6 The Marshall Court
  28. LL.7 The Louisiana Purchase
  29. MM.1 Jacksonian Democracy
  30. MM.2 Tariff, nullification, and bank war
  31. MM.3 Indian Removal and the Trail of Tears
  32. NN.1 Industrial and Transportation Revolutions
  33. NN.2 Comparing the North and the South
  34. NN.3 Antebellum reform movements
  35. NN.4 Antebellum immigration
  36. NN.5 Slavery in the South
  37. NN.6 The abolitionists
  38. NN.7 Texas independence and annexation
  39. NN.8 The U.S.-Mexican War
  40. NN.9 Causes of the Civil War: Missouri Compromise to Bleeding Kansas
  41. NN.10 Causes of the Civil War: Dred Scott to secession
  42. OO.1 The Civil War: the beginning of the war
  43. OO.2 The Civil War: Bull Run to the Emancipation Proclamation
  44. OO.3 The Civil War: Gettysburg to the election of 1864
  45. OO.4 The Civil War: the conclusion of the war
  46. OO.5 Source analysis: the Gettysburg Address
  47. PP.1 Radical Reconstruction
  48. PP.2 The end of Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow
  49. QQ.1 Industrialization in the Gilded Age
  50. RR.1 Identify primary and secondary sources

Eighth-grade skills

  1. I.6 The Columbian Exchange
  2. J.1 Life as a colonist
  3. J.2 Identify the Thirteen Colonies
  4. J.3 Select the Thirteen Colonies
  5. J.4 Name the Thirteen Colonies
  6. J.5 New England Colonies: founding and government
  7. J.6 New England Colonies: economy and interactions with Native Americans
  8. J.7 Middle Colonies: founding and government
  9. J.8 Middle Colonies: economy and society
  10. J.9 Southern Colonies: founding and government
  11. J.10 Southern Colonies: economy and slavery
  12. K.1 Causes of the American Revolution: the French and Indian War
  13. K.2 Causes of the American Revolution: politics and society
  14. K.3 Causes of the American Revolution: introduction to mercantilism and the Navigation Acts
  15. K.4 Causes of the American Revolution: new taxes and colonial response
  16. K.5 The Revolutionary War: preparing for war
  17. K.6 The Revolutionary War: struggle for independence
  18. K.7 The Revolutionary War: turning the tide of war
  19. K.8 The Revolutionary War: conclusion and aftermath
  20. K.9 Source analysis: the Boston Massacre
  21. K.10 Source analysis: the Declaration of Independence
  22. L.1 The Articles of Confederation
  23. L.2 The Constitutional Convention
  24. L.3 Washington's presidency: part I
  25. L.4 Washington's presidency: part II
  26. L.5 The first party system: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans
  27. L.6 The Marshall Court
  28. L.7 The Louisiana Purchase
  29. M.1 Jacksonian Democracy
  30. M.2 Tariff, nullification, and bank war
  31. M.3 Indian Removal and the Trail of Tears
  32. N.1 Industrial and Transportation Revolutions
  33. N.2 Comparing the North and the South
  34. N.3 Antebellum reform movements
  35. N.4 Antebellum immigration
  36. N.5 Slavery in the South
  37. N.6 The abolitionists
  38. N.7 Texas independence and annexation
  39. N.8 The U.S.-Mexican War
  40. N.9 Causes of the Civil War: Missouri Compromise to Bleeding Kansas
  41. N.10 Causes of the Civil War: Dred Scott to secession
  42. O.1 The Civil War: the beginning of the war
  43. O.2 The Civil War: Bull Run to the Emancipation Proclamation
  44. O.3 The Civil War: Gettysburg to the election of 1864
  45. O.4 The Civil War: the conclusion of the war
  46. O.5 Source analysis: the Gettysburg Address
  47. P.1 Radical Reconstruction
  48. P.2 The end of Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow
  49. Q.1 Industrialization in the Gilded Age
  50. R.1 Identify primary and secondary sources