Theme Project 2: Common Goals

Build Background

Many important achievements in American history have resulted from groups of people working together. People with common values have often worked together to accomplish goals.


People who take part in or witness an event(primary sources) will often have a different points of view than people who report on the event after it has passed(secondary sources).


Project Steps:

1) Identify a focus: Revolutionary War, Depression,Gold Rush, Westward Expansion


2) Research:Revolutionary War

The Depression

The Gold Rush

Westward Expansion

3) Use a graphic organizer to organize your information. Find five important details that would explain the event. Fill out a web.


4) Create a powerpoint on your event and share with the class.