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A nice roundup of of review facts for the 10th grade Social Studies TAKS. And pretty humorous. I can't take credit for this... it came to me tangentially from a teacher who once worked with the guys ...

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  • 1. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!”
    • Jamestown , Virginia, the first permanent English settlement, was founded in 1607 .
    Jamestown
  • 2. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!”
    • The Declaration of Independence was signed July 4, 1776 (Written by Thomas Jefferson) .
    Declaration of Independence
  • 3. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 3. The Constitution of the United States was written in 1787- James Madison is the “Father” Constitution
  • 4. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 4. President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803 . Louisiana Territory Sold! To the United States for $15 million!
  • 5. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 5. The Civil War was fought from 1861-1865 . Civil War Confederates Union
  • 6. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 6. The first battle of the American Revolution was at Lexington and Concord in April 1775. Lexington and Concord That’s good stuff! Hey Ralph! I bet they hear this shot ‘round the world!
  • 7. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 7. The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the American Revolution (French entered the war). Saratoga If you get shot, can I have your Freedom Fries?
  • 8. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 8. The British defeat in 1781 at Yorktown , Virginia by George Washington’s troops signaled the end of the American Revolution. Yorktown http://www.britishbattles.com/battle-yorktown.htm
  • 9. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 11. A tariff is a tax on goods brought into a country (designed to protect home industries). Foreign Merchant tariff
  • 10. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 12. Republicanism is a system of representative government in which voters elect representatives to make laws for them. Republicanism
  • 11. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 13. The Three Branches of Government are the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches. Legislative, Executive and Judicial
  • 12. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 14. Checks and Balances is a system set up by the Constitution in which each branch of the federal government has the power to check, or control, the actions of the other branches. Checks and Balances
  • 13. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 15. Federalism is the sharing of power between the states and the national government. Federalism
  • 14. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” Magna Carta, 1215 “ No freeman shall be seized … except by the lawful judgment of his peers (equals), or by the law of the land.” I don’t like Spam! Have you got anything without Spam in it? 17. The Magna Carta , signed in 1215 by King John, was the first document that limited power of the ruler. Magna Carta That’s got Spam in it!
  • 15. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 19. The Proclamation of 1763 limited the colonies from expanding west of the Appalachian Mountains Do not go in there! (By order of the British.) Proclamation
  • 16. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 21. The English Bill of Rights of 1689 protected the rights of English citizens and became the basis for the American Bill of Rights. “That it is the right of the subjects to petition the king” William & Mary I will RULE you, punk! You’re out Daddy & we are in. We know Parliament has the funk. English Bill of Rights King James II
  • 17. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” Sugar 1764 Stamp 1765 T o w n s h e n d 1767 Intolerable or Coercive 1774 Tea 1773 Quebec 1774 22. These acts following the French & Indian War ticked off the Colonies and eventually led to the Revolution! Quartering Act 1765
  • 18. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 23. Common Sense - a pamphlet by Thomas Paine that convinced many colonists to support independence from Great Britain. It is “Paine-ful” to not use Common Sense. Get it? Ha ha! Common Sense
  • 19. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 25. Ben Franklin wrote the Albany Plan of Union – “Join or Die!” He also signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Energy and persistence conquer all things. He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. I am in the prime of senility. Well done is better than well said. Creditors have better memories than debtors. Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Albany Plan of Union
  • 20. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” “ Give me liberty or give me death!” I got your Bill of Rights right here, you stinkin’ Anti-Federalist! I smell a rat… 27. The fiery orator, patriot and Anti-Federalist Patrick Henry called for American independence and later opposed the Constitution because it did not protect individual liberties. Patrick Henry
  • 21. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 28. George Washington was the leader of the Continental Army who later became the first President of the United States . George Washington
  • 22. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 29. A patriot is someone who supported American independence during the Revolution. patriot I’m a Patriot, too! TOUCHDOWN!
  • 23. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 30. A loyalist is someone who supported maintaining British rule over the colonies during the Revolution. I sure do like England, Dad. Why don’t you hold the end of this electrified string, you dirty loyalist! loyalist
  • 24. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 31. King George III of England: He offended the colonies with his taxes and abuses of our rights as Englishmen. King George III – Statue being pulled down King George III
  • 25. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 32. The Declaration of Independence - a list of grievances against King George III - was written by Thomas Jefferson-July 4, 1776. It declared the colonies independent from England. Dear Georgie, You stink. Love, Tom Declaration of Independence
  • 26. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” Grrrrr… My Rights are God-given, natural rights and you can’t take them from me!! Woof! Arf! I am the King of this kennel, and I will take them If I want! Bark!! 33. Unalienable rights are rights that cannot be given up, taken away or transferred. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, are some of those rights. Unalienable Rights
  • 27. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 34. The Articles of Confederation – Our 1st National government with one branch (legislative). The states have most of the power. It would be replaced by the Constitution in 1787.
    • Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
    • No executive branch
    • No levying of taxes
    • No judicial branch
    • No regulation of trade
    Articles of Confederation
  • 28. 39. The Great Compromise created a bi-cameral (2 House) Legislature we call Congress. Representation in the House of Representatives: population; the Senate: each state gets 2. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” Great Compromise Senate -2 for each state House of Representatives (435)
  • 29. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 40. The Constitution (our written plan of government) - Created: Philadelphia, 1787 . Provides a strong national government with power balanced between the 3 branches. Legislative Executive Judicial Power Power Power Constitution
  • 30. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 41. James Madison is considered to be the “ Father of the Constitution ”. I should win “Father of the Year” for this. Baby Constitution #1 Dad! Madison
  • 31. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 42. Separation of Powers : system in which each branch of government has its own powers. Legislative Executive Judicial Makes Laws Executes Laws Interprets Laws Separation of Powers
  • 32. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 43. Ratify means to approve by vote. Great. Now that we have all signed the Constitution, will the states vote for it? Sweet! Now the Constitution is RATIFIED! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES!
  • 33. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 44. Amend means to change. As in amend the Constitution so it works better. Amendment = change to the Constitution I can amend the Amendments! 2/3 Amend amend Amendment 3/4
  • 34. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 45. The Bill of Rights - 1st ten amendments to the Constitution --designed to protect our individual liberties. Bill of Rights
  • 35. 46. The First Amendment
    • Protects the freedom of…
    • R eligion
    • A ssembly
    • P ress
    • P etition
    • S peech
    Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!”
  • 36. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 47. The 2nd Amen – “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” 2 nd Amendment I have the right to bear arms! Grrrr! I sure wish I had a gun!
  • 37. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 47. The 2nd Amendment – “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” 2 nd Amendment
  • 38. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 48. The 3rd Amendment - "No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law." This place looks great!! I think I’ll move in. 3 rd Amendment 3 rd Amendment
  • 39. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 8th Amendment - “ Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” 49. Due process – how laws are enforced fairly… For example… 4th Amendment - no illegal search or seizure. 5th Amendment - no self-incrimination, no double jeopardy, and no loss of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. 6th Amendment - the right to a speedy trial, a lawyer, to cross examine witnesses, and the right to force witnesses at a trial to testify. 7th Amendment - the right to a jury trial in civil suits. Due process
  • 40. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 50. The 9th Amendment - “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” WOW!! You mean I get even more rights than what is in the Bill of Rights?!?!? That Flippin’ Rocks !! 9 th Amendment:
  • 41. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 51. The 10th Amendment – “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” Meaning… FEDERALISM FEDERALISM 10 th Amendment
  • 42. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 52. 13 th Amendment “Slavery …shall (not) exist within the United States..” 13 th Amendment
  • 43. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 53. The 14 th Amendment – Defined the right of citizenship & ended the 3/5 compromise. Section 1. “All persons…are citizens of the United States... No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens… nor… deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny… the equal protection of the laws.” Section 2. “ Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed…” 14 th Amendment
  • 44. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 54. The 15th Amendment – “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged … on account of race” I’m free, I have the rights of all citizens (14 th amend), and I get to vote? YAY!! Sadly, many southern states would find ways to prevent African- Americans from voting. 15 th Amendment
  • 45. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 55. The 19th Amendment – “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied … on account of sex.” Hey Susan B. Anthony, I am suffering ‘cause I can’t vote. Suffrage will cure your suffering, Elizabeth Cady Stanton! 1920 1920 19 th Amendment
  • 46. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 56. the practice of having the authority to make decisions for oneself. Popular Sovereignty
  • 47. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 57. Federalists were supporters of the Constitution who favored a strong national government. This rocks! Now we have a strong national government! Federalists
  • 48. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 58. The Federalist Papers - a series of essays written by James Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton defending the Constitution and the principles on which the government of the United States was founded. Federalist We are Publius! We are Publius! We are Publius!
  • 49. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 59. Anti-federalists were people opposed to the Constitution, preferring more power be given to the state governments than to the national government. Who gives you the right to speak “We the People” you power monger! Hi Hi Anti-Federalists
  • 50. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 60. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, became the 3rd President of the United States and purchased the Louisiana territory, doubling the size of the United States. Thomas Jefferson
  • 51. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 61. George Washington ’s Farewell Address advised the United States to stay “neutral in its relations with other nations” and to avoid “entangling alliances”. The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible.... It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world .... - George Washington’s Farewell Address George Washington
  • 52. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 62. Free Enterprise is an economic system where citizens are free to choose how to make a living. So thirsty… What to choose? Free Enterprise Lemonade: $5.00 Cat Urine: $5.00
  • 53. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 63. was the 1803 Court decision that gave the Supreme Court the power of judicial review - the right to determine whether a law violates the Constitution. Yo, dawg! You can’t stop me from becoming a judge! I guess we will decide this on the court! Marbury v. Madison
  • 54. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 64. Industrial Revolution : industry changed from the production of goods at home (cottage industry) to factory production using powered machinery. Boott Mill, Lowell Mass. Industrial Revolution
  • 55. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 69. James Monroe: 5 th President & author of the Monroe Doctrine, which shut down the western hemisphere to European expansion or interference. I wrote it ‘cause I’m smrt. But I was prez, so the credit go to me! John Quincy Adams Sec. of State James Monroe:
  • 56. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” Insult my beloved Rachel and I’ll thump your skull. I will hold the Union together, so shut your trap & pay the tariff SC! Your Bank bill bites, Congress! Now you must get vetoed and thumped by Old Hickory! 70. Andrew Jackson was a self-made man & founder of the modern Democratic Party. He was responsible for the Trail of Tears and he supported the Union during the Nullification Crisis Andrew Jackson
  • 57. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 71. Trail of Tears forced the Indians in the southeastern U.S. to move west of the Mississippi River. Trail of Tears: Chickasaw Choctaw Cherokee Creek The United States
  • 58. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 76. Manifest Destiny is the belief that the United States should own all of the land between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
    • ".... the right of our manifest destiny to over spread and to possess the whole of the continent … It is right such as that of the tree to the space of air .”
    • John O Sullivan 1845
    “ American Progress” by John Gast, 1872 Manifest Destiny
  • 59. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 77. Westward Expansion - Draw an outline map of the US. Label the Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail, Mormon Trail, and California Trail. See page 506 of textbook.
  • 60. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 81. An abolitionist was a person who wanted to end slavery in the United States. Abolish - to get rid of. Harriet Tubman helped over 300 slaves to freedom in the North through the Underground Railroad. William Lloyd Garrison Outspoken white abolitionist Founded The Liberator , a n anti-slavery magazine, in 1831. abolitionist
  • 61. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 84. Frederick Douglass was a former slave who became a well-known abolitionist in the country. “ The blessings in which you, this day, rejoice, are not enjoyed in common….This Fourth of July is yours not mine . You may rejoice, I must mourn.” - Frederick Douglass, speaking at a 4th of July celebration in 1852 Frederick Douglass
  • 62. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 85. Uncle Tom’s Cabin , an Anti-slavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, created widespread abolitionist support among Northerners. If you don’t own a copy of Uncle Tom’s Cabin , you can git one at the Stowe ! Get it? Tee-hee! Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • 63. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 86. Dred Scott v. Sanford - 1857 was the Supreme Court decision that said slaves were property and not citizens and thus can’t sue in court. It would find the Missouri Compromise of 1820 to be unconstitutional and aggravated sectional tensions between North and South. It’s wrong! Shockingly wrong! Dred Scott v. Sanford
  • 64. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 88. Jefferson Davis was the President of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Jefferson Davis I want to be president…
  • 65. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 89. Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States (Union); served during the Civil War Has anyone seen my stovepipe hat? Abraham Lincoln Thank you and stuff.
  • 66. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 90. Ulysses S. Grant was the General of the Union Army and accepted Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House, ending the Civil War. Ulysses S Grant “ No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.”
  • 67. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 91. Robert E. Lee was the General of the Confederate Army. His defeat at Gettysburg would be a turning point in the Civil War Whiskey - I like it, I always did, and that is the reason I never use it. Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or keep one. Robert E. Lee
  • 68. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 92. The first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter - Charleston, South Carolina. Pierre Teutante Beauregard Robert Anderson Fort Sumter Edmund Ruffin
  • 69. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 93. The Battle of Gettysburg , July1-3,1863, was the turning point in the Civil War where Lee’s army is defeated. Hey, baby. Wanna check out my severed leg? Battle of Gettysburg Dan Sickles
  • 70. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 94. The Gettysburg Address - speech given by Lincoln dedicating a cemetery for soldiers who died at the Battle of Gettysburg. It is considered to be a profound statement of American ideals. Gettysburg Address
  • 71. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 94. The Gettysburg Address - speech given by Lincoln dedicating a cemetery for soldiers who died at the Battle of Gettysburg. It is considered to be a profound statement of American ideals. 3 Confed. prisoners at Gettysburg
  • 72. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 95. The capture of Vicksburg , Mississippi by the North in 1863, was important because it gave the Union Army control of the Mississippi River. Vicksburg
  • 73. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 96. Appomattox Court House , Virginia is where Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate Army to Ulysses S. Grant, ending the Civil War. Appomattox Court House Surrender, for your own safety! Never give up; never surrender!
  • 74. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 97. Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, setting all slaves in the Confederate states free. Emancipation Proclamation
  • 75. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts Colonization Through the Civil War “ It’s cooler than ICE!” 100. Primary Sources are the original records of an event. They include eyewitness reports, records created at the time of an event, speeches, and letters by people involved in the event, photographs and artifacts. Secondary Sources are the later writings and interpretations of historians and writers. Often secondary sources, like textbooks and articles, provide summaries of information found in primary sources.
  • 76. History Rocks!!