This addresses one of my pet peeves: particularly when the first English migrations occurred I'm so tired of reading Pilgrim X: Born 1587 in Massachusetts Please learn important dates in US History(& in other countries).
Lesson Deli--Using Thinking Maps to teach students about the American Revolution. Quick post by The Pensive Sloth on how to use a graphic organizer (Brace Map) to help students understand the Declaration of Independence.
This visually appealing anchor chart neatly identifies the 3 branches of government. It also explains checks and balances and the 3 levels of government too. A lot of great information is displayed here!