The Constitution
Chapter 9: The Jefferson Era
Chapter 10: Growth and Expansion
Chapter 11: The Jackson Era
U.S. History in Film Extra Credit
Movies can excite students about history and teach about the past in a way that draws viewers into the experience. Directors of movies may take creative license with the facts and characters, but they often are careful to represent dress, life-style, and culture in a way that texts and even storytellers (i.e. history teachers) have trouble doing. You may do this extra credit assignment once per quarter.