Year 3 Government

  • Massive site: teacher’s use, probably, initially, although you’ll use it to find sites for your children. If they want to read the originals, here they are!
  • All ages will love this site on US Government. This site transcends unit boundaries. It’s GREAT!
Unit 1 – Napoleon’s World

Week 1: When John Adams Was President

Week 2: Napoleon: The Man and His Career

Week 3: Early Industrial Revolution

  • FAQs about the Code Napoleon. You can also follow a link here about the Code Napoleon.
  • Read excerpts from the Code here.

Week 4: Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

Week 5: Jefferson and the Supreme Court

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Week 6: Madison and the War of 1812

Week 7: Reshaping Europe and South America

Week 8: South America in Transition

Week 9: Monroe and the American Hemisphere

Unit 2 – The Age of Industry & Expansion

Week 10: John Quincy Adams and Political Realignments

Week 11: Jacksonian Democracy

Week 12: Revolutions in Texas & Europe

Week 13: Victorian England

Week 14: Victorians at Home and Abroad

Week 15: Manifest Destiny

Week 16: Sea to Shining Sea

Week 17: The Oregon Trail

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Week 18: 1848: Gold Dust & Gunpowder

Unit 3 – Nations Uniting & Dividing

Week 19: Westerners in Asia

Week 20: Franklin Pierce & the Crimean War

Week 21: America Divides & Italy Unites

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Week 22: Lincoln and the Start of the Civil War

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Week 23: Decisive Years of the Civil War

Week 24: Closing Years of the Civil War

Week 25: Andrew Johnson vs. Radical Reconstruction

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Week 26: Ulysses Grant & the Plains Indians Wars

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Week 27: Technological Progress & the Unification of Germany

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Unit 4 – The Gilded Age

Week 28: Introducing Africa and Reforming Empires

Week 29: The Scramble for Empire

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Week 30: Imperialism and Culture

Week 31: Waves of Immigrants

Week 32: Captains of Industry

Week 33: Labor Issues and the New South

Week 34: Farmers, Populists, Gold Strikes and Gold Standards

Week 35: Powerful Men and Inspiring Women

Week 36: The Balkan Problem & American Imperialism

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