At six feet four inches tall, Lincoln towered over most of his contemporaries.
Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 8 minutes
Date Posted: 3/1/2012
Explore the history of America in the 1800s through short videos, mini-activities, and practice questions in this segment of Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship. The eight questions included in this segment cover topics such as the Civil War, slavery, the Louisiana Purchase, and Susan B. Anthony.
This site was designed with the needs of recent immigrants in mind. It is written at a “low-intermediate” ESL level.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: How the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed the lives of Americans and led toward regional tensions
4: The sources and character of cultural, religious, and social reform movements in the antebellum period