PowerPoint Presentations for American History

"One picture is worth one thousand words"

Most of the PowerPoint presentations you will find are part of  Pete's Power Point Station: http://www.pppst.com/index.html; the rest are located at: Ms Susan M. Pojer, at Horace Greeley H.S. New York.: http://www.pptpalooza.net/ or http://www.historyteacher.net/AHAP/AHAPTopicSheets.htm

From Middle School



Native
Americans

1. Explorers & Colonization
2. Colonial America

3. French Indian War
4. See Videos

1. Causes of American Revolution
2. Declaration of Independence
3. American Revolution

4. The Constitution

1. Symbols
of Freedom


1. George Washington
2. Jefferson & New Republic
3. Louisiana Purchase
4. Lewis & Clark
5. War of 1812

 

High School U.S. History

 

First 9 weeks
==>
 


American Geography


1. Antebellum South (a)
2.
Antebellum South (b)
3. The 1850s:  Road to Secession 
4.
Civil War

5.
The Civil War Through Pictures, Maps, Charts & Graphs
6.
Civil War Atrocities
7
. Reconstruction
8.
Reconstruction
9. The Civil War in Pictures
10. The Crisis of the Union (1848-1861)
11. The Civil War (1861-1865)
 
12. Reconstruction & the New South (1865-1890s)


1.Westward Expansion (1820s-1848)
2.Manifest Destiny 
3.
Manifest Destiny
4.
Jackson, Revival & Reform
5.
Andrew Jackson
6.
Trail of Tears

7.
Going West

8. Western Growth
9.
Closing the Western Frontier
10.
Development of the West
 


1.
Early 19c Industrialization in America
2. Industrial
Revolution

3.
Railroads
4.
2nd Industrial Revolution
5
. Child Labor
6.
The Incorporation of America
7.
Growth of the Labor Movement
8
. Late 19c Urbanization
9.
Life in Gilded Age New York City
10.
Gilded Age Politics
11.
Populism & the Election of 1896
12. Industrialization and 13. Big Business  and Labor

14. Rise of Urban Society


1. A Nation of Immigrants
2.
Immigration & American Identity
3. Immigration at the Turn of the Century 
4.
 Ellis Island
5.
Welcome to America: Stereotypes
6.  
A Changing America: Urbanization
 


1. Reforming Spirit
2.
Women Suffrage
3.
The History of Women in America
4.
The Progressive Era
5.
The Progressive Era
6.
1912 Presidential Election

Second 9 Weeks
==>

1. Imperialism
2.
Spanish American War
3.
America Becomes an Imperial Power
4. Teddy Roosevelt
5. America builds an Empire
6.
American Expansion Version II
7.
America Acquires the Panama Canal and US Foreign Policy

1. World War I
2. World War I--America on the Home 
Front: The "Poster War"

3. America & the Great War
4. The Great War Begins
5. The Treaty of Versailles


 


1. Roaring Twenties

2. The Great Migration (1910-1920)
3.
Harlem Renaissance
4.
Famous People of the 1920s
5.
The Roaring '20s
6.
The New Era: the 1920s
7. The Prohibition Era
8. Harding Adminstration
9. Nativism Resurges
10.  20's Culture   


1. Great Depression
2. Dust Bowl
3. New Deal
4.
The Crash & The New Deal 
5.
 The Great Depression
6.
The New Deal
7. The Great Depression  
8. The Crash
9.  The Devastation of the Great Depression
10.
Reactions to the Great Depression


 


Holidays

Third 9 Weeks
==>

1. WW II

2.
Holocaust
3.
The Second World War, 1941-1945
4.
The Rise of Hitler
5.
Holocaust
6.
The US Enters the War
 7. Early War in Europe and North Africa
8.
D-Day
9. War on the Home front
10.
The Allies Liberate and Defeat Nazi Germany
11.
The War in the Pacific and Dropping the A-Bomb


Truman & Eisenhower
1945-59
1. Japanese-American Internment
2. The Marshall Plan
3. 1950s America
4.
Eisenhower's Foreign Policy 
5.
The 1950s and Consumerism 
6.
America in the 1950s
7. Rock 'n Roll
8. The Early Cold War, 1945-1959
9.
Affluent Age: the 1950s
10.
Cold War Conflict
11. Cold War
 12. The Cold War Heats Up
13.
Changes in the 1950's
14. 1950's Pop Culture


J.F.K. & L.B.J.
=>The Sixties<=
1. The Berlin Wall
2.
Rebellion & Reform
3.
Cuban Missile Crisis
4.
The Kennedy Administration
5.
The Vietnam War
6.
The Kennedy Family
7. The Kennedy Administration
8. The Civil Rights Movement - photo files
9.
The Vietnam War 
10.
Lyndon Johnson
11. The Counterculture - photo file

12. Sixties (JFK, LBJ, Vietnam)
13.
Civil Rights
14.
Civil Rights Movement
15.
Origins of the Vietnam Conflict 
16.
The Vietnam Conflict
17. The End of the Vietnam Conflict
18.
The Civil Rights Movement
19.
The Civil Rights Movement in Education
20.
The Radical Civil Rights Movement
2
1.
Kennedy and the Cold War
22.
Tragedy in Dallas & Assignment 
23. The Counter-Cultural Movement
     24.
Women's Liberation Movement 
              25.
Woodstock


Nixon, Ford & Carter
=>The Seventies<=
1. 1970s
2. Early 70s "Crisis of Authority" (Rights Movements, Nixon, Watergate)
3.
A Seventy's Timeline
4.
The Arab Israeli Conflict

5. The Watergate Scandal
6. Nixon & Watergate
7.
Ford and Carter

8. 1970s: American Culture


Reagan & Bush Sr.
=>The Eighties<=
1. The Reagan Revolution
2. The 1980s
3. Reagan Revolution
4. The 1980s
5
. Persian Gulf War, Desert Shield, Desert Storm


Clinton
=>The Nineties<=
1. Politics & Major Events of the 1990s

2. The 1990s to Present Day
3. Bill Clinton

 



Bush Jr. & Obama
=>The 21st. Century<=
1. Terrorism
2. Current World Problems
3. George W. Bush

4. Obama
5. Bio of Obama