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United States History for Kids (1492-1898)

 

History Navigation

 
American Revolution
Civil War
13 Colonies
Explorers
Lewis and Clark
Westward Expansion
Biographies
United States Constitution
United States Government
Presidents
Abraham Lincoln
Native Americans
Pirates
War of 1812
French and Indian War
Castles
Animated Biographies

The MrNussbaum History section IS THE most comprehensive United States history (to 1898) resource for kids on the internet. Each of the links below leads to an entire interactive curriculum for each section including over 600 printable and interactive activities.

 
Washington Praying at Valley Forge, Assassination of Lincoln, Lewis and Clark
 

American History Exhibits and Curricula

 
 
Washington Crossing the Delaware

American Revolution

This section highlights the causes and effects of the Revolution, the battles of the Revolution, the Founding Fathers and people of the Revolution, as well as interesting tidbits such as Revolutionary War Flags, Loyalists versus Patriots, and much more. This popular section features well over 100 printable and interactive, integrated activities.

   
Civil War

Civil War

This section highlights the causes and effects of the Civil War, the battles of the Civil War, people of the Civil War, and just about everything else kids need to know about the deadliest war in American history. This section features tons of interactive and printable activities as well as videos and integrated reading comprehension exercises.

13 Colonies

13 Colonies

This section contains numerous interactive and printable 13 colonies resources and activities. Access huge sections on the colonial regions, the individual colonies, important historical events within the colonies, colonial artisans, and much more.

   
Explorers

Explorers

This section includes biographies on over 25 explorers, explorer route maps, articles on the age of exploration, sea monsters, mythical places like the Fountain of Youth, horrible explorer diseases like Scurvy, and mystical observations like St. Elmo’s Fire. Here you’ll find creative printables and worksheets as well as numerous games and integrated, interactive activities.

   
Sacagawea

Lewis and Clark

This section contains numerous resources for this epic journey including an interactive route map, biographies of Lewis, Clark, and Sacagawea, articles on the Corps of Discovery and the expedition’s animal and plant discoveries, videos, interactive and printable activities, and much more.

   
Westward Expansion

Westward Expansion

The MrNussbaum.com Westward Expansion section is one of the most comprehensive expansion exhibits for kids on the entire internet. Tour the Emigrant Trails, learn about Manifest Destiny, the California Gold Rush, America’s territorial expansion, or print out any of dozens of thought-provoking printables. Countless other activities and informational articles are included also

   
Biographies

Biographies

Nearly 300 biographies written for kids. Many biographies come with interactive activities as well. Choose from presidents, athletes, artists, political figures, explorers, and many, many more.

   
Constitution

United States Constitution

The MrNussbaum.com Constitution section features an interactive U.S. Constitution complete with interpretations of each article and amendment. This section also features numerous interactive activities, famous U.S. court cases, and much more.

   
United States Government

United States Government

The MrNussbaum.com Government section features an interactive government exhibit with images and explanations of each of the three branches of governments and each sub-category of the branches. This section includes numerous interactive activities and much more.

   

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United States Presidents

Presidents

The MrNussbaum.com Presidents section includes an interactive guide to America’s 44 presidents, presidential biographies, interactive activities and much more.

   
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

This massive section on America’s 16th president includes detailed descriptions of four parts of Lincoln’s life, numerous reading comprehension exercises, interactive activities, and biographies on members of his cabinet and Mary Todd Lincoln. This is the most comprehensive Lincoln resource for young learners on the internet!

   
Native Americans

Native Americans

The MrNussbaum.com Native Americans section includes interactive maps, tribal profiles, biographies of famous Native Americans, interactive activities, and even an online Totem Pole Maker.

   
Pirates

Pirates

The MrNussbaum.com Pirates section includes numerous interactive pirates maps, pirate profiles, interactive and printable activities, pirate games and descriptions of pirate legends and lore.

   
War of 1812

War of 1812

This section features an interactive map detailing the major events and battles of the War of 1812. It also features biographies of important people and interactive activities.

   
French and Indian War

French and Indian War

This section contains an interactive, clickable map that explores the different battles of the French and Indian War, one of the lesser known wars that shaped America’s history. This section also includes biographies on important people in the war, causes and effects, and much more.

   
Castles

Castles

The MrNussbaum.com Castles section includes an interactive castle with descriptions of castle anatomy, interactive castle activities, castle profiles, and even a page on secret passages found within castles.

   
Animated Biographies

Animated Biographies

Animated Biographies serve as vivid, animated storybooks detailing the lives of famous people in history through animation. Choose from Jackie Robinson, Harriet Tubman, George Washington, Susan B. Anthony, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, or Christopher Columbus.