U.S. History is more than memorizing names, places, and events. Understanding the human side of social and historical events gives students the motivation to learn more about our growth as a nation. Students investigate standards-based units – Exploration, Colonies, Revolution, The Constitution, American Government, American Symbols, Expansion, Inventions, Immigration, & the Industrial Revolution, Native Americans, and The Economy. Over 40 "Was It Possible?" questions introduce students to the topic of study – Was it possible in 1590 to find an already abandoned American colony? Was it possible The Constitution was an act of treason? Was it possible to use lead bullets during the Revolutionary War? Was it possible an invention set the stage for the Civil War? Was it possible for Native Americans to live on land east of the Mississippi in 1850? Includes background information and enrichment activities.