Year 3 History




  • Do you want pictures only? Click here for a picture gallery.
  • Another excellent site for studying the Presidents: POTUS (Presidents of the United States)
  • Coloring pages of every president for your Lower Grammar kids
  • Make a full color book on the Presidents.
  • Site for inaugural addresses of the presidents


  • Use this site as you are making your deck of state cards.
  • This site shows the dates that each state entered the Union.
  • Flashcards of the 50 States: Outline of State, flag, bird, small map showing where the state is located in the region. The back has info about the state.
Unit 1 – Napoleon’s World

General Resources for this Unit

Week 1: When John Adams Was President

Week 2: Napoleon: The Man and His Career

Week 3: Early Industrial Revolution

Week 4: Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

Week 5: Jefferson and the Supreme Court

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

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

Week 22: Lincoln and the Start of the Civil War

Week 23: Decisive Years of the Civil War

Week 24: Closing Years of the Civil War

Week 25: Andrew Johnson vs. Radical Reconstruction

  • An Eyewitness Account by the Lakota Chief Red Horse recorded in pictographs and text at the Cheyenne River Reservation, 1881. Click on the various episodes on the left to see great images!
  • Plains Indians and horses: Scroll down and find some nice pictures. Text is Dialectic up, and a little hard to read.
  • The Plains Indians and their dependence on buffalo: This site encompasses art and history. A Native American artist created this tapestry and kids are encouraged to think constructively in order to understand its meaning. Explanations and online matching activity are provided.
  • HUGE gorgeous site with all kinds of links to follow up. Westward Expansion is only ONE part of this site on the Gilded Age
  • Andrew Johnson

Week 26: Ulysses Grant & the Plains Indians Wars

Week 27: Technological Progress & the Unification of Germany

Unit 4 – The Gilded Age

Week 28: Introducing Africa and Reforming Empires

Week 29: The Scramble for Empire

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