• 7th Grade WebQuests

    Have you ever wanted to travel around the United States? Well, pack your bags because we're going on a road trip. OK, it's not a real road trip but it is a trip on the internet

    In 1607 the Virginia Company of London sent 100 colonists to Jamestown hoping to find gold, diamonds, and other treasures. Jamestown became the first permanent English settlement in North America. But what was it like to live in Jamestown? It wasn't a Disney movie. In this internet activity you will explore what life in Jamestown was really like.

    Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is one of our nation's most cherished symbols of liberty.  In noble and unforgettable language, Jefferson expressed the convictions in the hearts and minds of the American people.

    Different groups of people had different expectations for the American Revolution and were affected differently by it. In this activity you will have the opportunity to learn about the perspectives of national leaders, loyalists, women, American traders, and slaves.

    The Lewis and Clark Expedition touches all Americans. The Corps of Discovery was made up of people of English, French, and Irish descent, a Native American woman and her child, a black man, and a Newfoundland dog. Their remarkable journey required teamwork, discipline, sacrifice, strength, and ingenuity.

    The Trail of Tears, the route over which the Cherokee traveled during their forced relocation into Oklahoma territory, was an extremely tragic event in United States history. Nearly one fourth of the Cherokee people died due to frostbite and famine during this removal. But, why were the Cherokee forced onto the Trail of Tears? Why did our government remove the Cherokee from their homes?