6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Mapping America – 21st Century
Learn about the US at the start of the 21st Century. Use the interactive map of the continental United States to learn about the population in the year 2000. Study the map and answer questions about income, age, employment and population. If you want to compare the demographics of America in 2000 to the 2010 data you can use the interactive map provided by the United States Census Bureau.
This activity is available in our American History B course
The second half of a detailed two-year survey of the history of the United States, this course takes students from the westward movement of the late 1800s to the present. Lessons integrate topics in geography, civics, and economics. Building on the award-winning series A History of US, the course guides students through critical episodes in the story of America. Students examine the impact of the settlement of the American West; investigate the social, political, and economic changes that resulted from industrialization; explore the changing role of the U.S. in international affairs from the late 19th century through the end of the Cold War; and trace major events and trends in the United States from the Cold War through the first decade of the twenty-first century.