Guest Hollow's High School American History Curriculum Year 2

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American History Year 2




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 13

Black and White in Progressive America

Ballinger and Pinchot

A Patriot’s History
Chapter 14



The Dawn of Dreams

Marvels in the Earth and Skies


Non-Fiction Books

Very, very, very dreadful
Very, Very, Very Dreadful

Read the Prologue.  Skip chapter 1 (but read the very last paragraph of that chapter).

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Fiction/Literature/Graphic Novels

Uprising by Margaret Haddix

Chapters 26-27
p. 229-251

Chapters 28-29
p. 252-268

Chapters 30-31
p. 269-286

Chapters 32-34
p. 287-304

Chapters 35-36 and Author’s Note
p. 305-346
(End of book!)


Map Trek US Edition Map Trek

p. 104 States with the Harshest Jim Crow Laws





Study Guide

Study Guide/Workbook

Links from the study guide

Are Private Schools Allowed to Discriminate?

The 1911 Triangle Factory Fire

View photographs and illustrations

Review original text documents

Extra Resources and Activities


Optional: Wright Brothers 1903 Flyer Model Instructions
2nd option: free paper model

iCivics: Jim Crow

Optional: iCivics: Plessy v. Ferguson

See the workbook for an assignment about the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Your assignment is due next Friday.

Optional resource for teachers: Impact of the Model T lesson plan PDF


Why Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois Matter - @MrBettsClass

Jim Crow and America's Racism Explained (17min) – You can stop at 12:33.

Plessy v. Ferguson (Drake's "One Dance" Parody)

Separate but Equal for Dummies - United States Constitutional Law & Segregation
*Minor cursing

Disney The American Presidents: William Taft

Simple History: Ford Model T (Mass Produced Car)

The story of the Wright Brothers - CBS Sunday Morning

Here's Why President Taft's Dollar Diplomacy Was a Failure | History

Full-Length Videos

Optional: American Experience: Henry Ford

The Century: America's Time (2nd link here.) – The Beginning: Seeds of Change

For Your Listening Enjoyment (Listen during lunch or while you are doing your schoolwork!)

The Definitive Jelly Roll Morton - Ragtime & Early Sounds from New Orleans
(Listen during lunch or while you are doing your schoolwork!)

Popular American Music of the 1910s Ragtime Era @Pax41

Websites - Choose the City of Immigrants game. You will have to register (for free) in order to play.
Optional for the above game: Educator Guide (vocabulary, writing prompts, activities, etc.)

Your Book Choice



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