Guest Hollow's High School American History Curriculum

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American History Year 1



Revolution and Constitution, 1763-1789


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

A Patriot’s History Spine Book

A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to America's Age of Entitlement, Revised Edition
A Patriot’s History
Chapter 4

God and the Americans

Beyond the Endless Mountains

Two Streams of Liberty

A Republic If You Can Keep It


Non-Fiction Books

Cartoon History of the United States
Cartoon History of the United States

Read chapter 6 this week.

The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating, and Entertaining in Hamilton's World
The Hamilton Cookbook

p. 40-47 Risks in the Kitchen, Ingredients and Popular Dishes, Eating in the W. Indies, Eating on the Mainland, Dining with the Family

p. 106-107 Chocolate Puffs
Supplies: superfine sugar, unsweetened cocoa (Dutch), egg, cream of tartar (optional)
How to make superfine sugar at home

Frontier Living
Frontier Living

p. 60
The Land Ordinances

p. 61-63
Road and River
The Floating Forts

p. 63-65
Trade on the Rivers

p. 65-67
Upstream Navigation

p. 67
The Rivermen
Other Boats

Fiction/Literature/Graphic Novels

Copper Sun
Copper Sun

Chapters 14-16

Chapters 17-20

Chapters 21-22

Chapters 23-24






The writing assignment from last week is due today.

Study Guide

Study Guide/Workbook

Maps from the study guide


Popular river route map




Links from the study guide

Anti-Federalism article

Extra Resources and Activities


iCivics: We’re Free…Let’s Grow!

iCivics: The Constitutional Convention


The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 Explained in 3 Minutes: US History Review

Land Ordinance vs. Northwest Ordinance

Constitutional Convention- Part 1

Constitutional Convention- Part 2- The Great Compromise

Constitutional Convention- Part 3

Shays' Rebellion Explained

Constitutional Convention- Part 4

Crash Course #8

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 for Dummies

Constitutional Convention- Part 5

The Great Compromise Explained in 5 Minutes: US History Review

The Three-Fifths Compromise Explained: US History Review


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