American History Teacher Resources

American history teacher resources selected by History Hustle to assist history teachers with developing fun ways to teach history to their students and make the experience of learning history fun and engaging.

American history is a well-studied and fascinating period that draws learners from around the world, not just the United States. Form the framers, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence, to the many exploits of Benjamin Frnklin, there is so much rich history in America, dating from the 15th century to the modern day. Let History Hustle be your resource for finding fun and, most importantly, relatable ways to get your students interested in American History.

This page will be updated as more resources are added. Again, if you have your own resources, please shre them with us and we will add them to the page, and give you full credit (no pun intended) for your contribution. Email us at info@historyhustle.

american history teacher resources

American History Lesson Plans

Below, you’ll find lesson plans you can use or take inspiration from for your own lesson plans. Teachers, we welcome you to add your own lesson plans, or other resources here, too.

Lesson Plans – Teaching American History

Lesson Plans – Educational Resources and Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans – Share My Lesson

Lesson Plans – University of Maryland

American History Primary Sources

Primary sources are an important part of teaching history. Fortunately, the web makes it easy to find them! Below, you’ll find links to many primary resources, including Benjamin Franklin’s letters, to the Declaration of Independence.

Primary Sources – Library of Congress

Primary Sources – National Archives