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Teaching American History Sites Across USA

Emerging America – Northampton, MA
A TAH program that examines local stories and primary documents. Their website includes online exhibits pertaining to Radical Equality: 1842-1846 and the steamboat Barnet.

Teaching American History Project – Humbolt County, CA
This TAH website provides links to lesson plans, teacher resources for unit development, and A Teaching American History Grant in Humbolt County, California.

Teaching American History Project – University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
This TAH project focuses on “Obtaining Unalienable Rights.” This is the third TAH grant for this group, so their website is rich in resources for teachers and students.

The Tradition Project – Napa Valley Unified School District, CA
A TAH project with lots of resources regarding the founding of the United States.

Ventura TAH Projects – National Treasure, All Americans, and History Matters – Ventura County, CA
This TAH program has three themes for teachers to choose from and numerous lesson plans that cover the breadth of American history for all grades.

Citywide Teaching American History Grants – New York City, NY
This TAH grant focuses on “Leadership in America” and the “American Dream.” Check out the great resources specifically for middle school age students.

Teaching American History – Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties, CA
This TAH website provides lesson plans and resources largely concerning nineteenth and twentieth-century history.

CIA Constitutional Investigators in Action
Lesson plans appear on this TAH website concerning the following topics: Colonial America/American Revolution, Forging the New Nation, and The Civil War. It also contains useful links to online primary resource materials.

Flow of History – Brattleboro, VT
This TAH program website has resources for teachers addressing the following topics: Gathering & Interactions, American Democracy, and Economic and Technological Change.