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Mini-Qs in American History

ORIGINAL Mini-Qs in American History

Volume 1 (Units 1-12)

Twelve High-Interest Units of Study

  • Cabeza de Vaca: How Did He Survive?
  • Early Jamestown: Why Did So Many Colonists Die?
  • What Caused the Salem Witch Trial Hysteria of 1692?
  • Valley Forge: Would You Have Quit?
  • How Did the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?
  • How Free Were Free Blacks in the North?
  • Remembering the Alamo: A Personal Journal
  • Was the United States Justified in Going to War With Mexico?
  • The California Gold Rush: A Personal Journal
  • What Was Harriet Tubman’s Greatest Achievement?
  • The Battle of Gettysburg: Why Was It a Turning Point?
  • North or South: Who Killed Reconstruction?

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NEW Mini-Qs in American History

Volume 1 (Units 13-24)

Twelve High-Interest Units of Study

  • The Cahokians: What Do We Know?
  • Was the Stamp Act Justified?
  • California Missions: How Did Native Americans Resist?
  • How Revolutionary Was the American Revolution?
  • The Transatlantic Slave Trade: Who Was Most Responsible?
  • How Did the Cotton Gin Shape America’s Economy?
  • Would You Have Supported The Louisiana Purchase?
  • Why Did Women Go to Work in New England Textile Mills?
  • How Democratic Was Andrew Jackson?
  • The Trail of Tears: Why Were the Cherokee Removed?
  • What Is the Main Reason Seminole Resistance Was So Strong?
  • Was Sherman’s March to the Sea Justified?

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ORIGINAL Mini-Qs in American History

Volume 2 (Units 1-12)

Twelve High-Interest Units of Study

  • North or South: Who Killed Reconstruction?
  • The Long Drive: Will You Re-Up Next Year?
  • The Philanthropy of Andrew Carnegie: Did It Make Him a Hero?
  • Should the United States Have Annexed the Philippines?
  • Progressivism: Where Will You Put Your Million Dollars?
  • Prohibition: Why Did America Change its Mind?
  • What Caused the Dust Bowl?
  • Why Did Japan Bomb Pearl Harbor?
  • Berlin, Korea, Cuba: How Did the US Contain Communism?
  • Politics or Principle: Why Did L.B.J. Sign the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
  • What Made Cesar Chavez an Effective Leader?
  • Should the US Drill for Oil in Alaska’s Wilderness?

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NEW Mini-Qs in American History

Volume 2 (Units 13-27)

Fifteen High-Interest Units of Study

  • The Chinese Exclusion Acts: What Lessons Can Be Learned?
  • Why Was Building the Panama Canal Such a Remarkable Achievement?
  • What Were the Underlying Causes of the Tulsa Race Massacre?
  • The Great Migration: A Personal Journal
  • What Caused the Great Depression?
  • Women in World War II: What Story Should Be Told?
  • Becoming a Bracero: Would You Sign On?
  • The Atomic Bomb: Did Truman Make the Right Decision?
  • From Allies to Enemies: Why Did the Cold War Begin?
  • How Did the Interstate Highway System Change America?
  • The Vietnam Draft: Comply, Avoid or Defy?
  • Acceptance or Activism: What is Stonewall’s More Significant Legacy?
  • Why Has the ERA Been Such a Battle?
  • Why Did the Cold War End?
  • What Were the Consequences of 9/11?

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