America's Struggle to Become a Nation


American history is so much more than lists of names, dates, and events. It is a colorful panorama of nonstop adventure, set against a backdrop woven out of real events that happened to real people. It is the story of those people with all their hopes, fears, joys, faith, struggles, and triumphs that makes the history of our country such a delight and inspiration for children to learn.

Provides 4th-6th graders a thorough understanding of the foundations of American government! Many committed their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor to build the foundations of freedom and faith we have inherited. It is essential for students to understand this crucial period in our nation’s history so they can fulfill their duty today, understand how our government is structured, and help preserve our freedom for future generations. Students will:

Learn about the War of Independence through the Constitution Explore the lives of those who dared to oppose the most powerful military on earth Discover in-depth character comments, founder’s quotes, and poetry from the time period.

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3-5 American History II: The American Revolution

3rd - 5th | Printable, Product

3-5 Core Curriculum – American History: Volume 2 – The American Revolution This is Volume II of the three part 3-5 Core Curriculum American History series. In this fun and interactive unit study...


Ansel and Clair Ride with Paul Revere

1st - 4th | iPhone/iPad

Filled with interactivity, animations, stunning visuals, word-class music and thematic mini-games, Ansel & Clair ride with Paul Revere changes the way History is taught and learned by kids....



1st - 6th | Online video/YouTube

An animated educational historical television series originally broadcast on PBS Kids. Teaches 7 to 14 year olds about the founding of the United States.


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