Colonial History 

                                  History - Jamestowne - 13 Colonies - California Missions - Various sites -French and Indian War - Other Resources - Webquests                               

Colonial History for Kids -

KidInfo -

Ben Franklin documentary from PBS -                           

Best of History Websites -

ProTeacher 13 Colonies links -

READ History! -

The Search for Roanoke -

                           **Roanoke worksheet from Mrs. Mitchell -


Introduction to Jamestown from Virginia -

Virtual Jamestown -

    Site map -

Historic Jamestowne Lessons and Online Activities
Learn more about Jamestown, the first English settlement

    Map -
    Timeline -
    List of Early Settlers

Jamestown History -

News about the James Fort project

Jamestowne quiz -

Teaching about Jamestown

    Webquest -

National Geographic Interactive - On the Trail of Captain John Smith

          American Colonies:
     New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies

13 Colonies -


13 Colonies map worksheet/quiz from Enchanted Learning 
     plus another map -

New England Colonies -

   **New England Colonies worksheet from Teri Beckner - worksheets/newenglandcolonies.doc

Middle Colonies -

   **Middle Colonies worksheet from Teri Beckner - worksheets/middlecolonies.doc

Southern Colonies -

    ***Southern Colonies worksheet from Teri Beckner - worksheets/southerncolonies.doc  

Did your relatives come over on the Mayflower? -

**The Pilgrims - A Page of Activities and Links -
Read about Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts -

For Kids from Sturbridge Village  -

   Teacher Lesson Plans -

Discover what life was like at Plimoth Patuxet
   Wampanoag -
   Village -
   YOU are the Historian -

   Lesson Plans -

Colonial Children and their toys -

A Study of the Colonial Economy

Life in Colonial America -

Interactive map of Paul Revere's ride -

Virtual Tour of Philadelphia -

Benjamin Franklin
    ** Ben Franklin worksheet

Visit Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia -

Travel to Mount Vernon and learn about George Washington

George Washington's Papers -

Explore Monticello where Thomas Jefferson lived

          California Missions -



  Cyber Serra Mission Project

  Junipero Serra

  California Missions by bike

  California History from the Library of Congress

  Successful California Missions activity -

  California Mission Models -

Library of Congress maps of North America 1750-90

Rare maps from Colonial Times

Tour Boston's Freedom Trail

     Links to The Freedom Trail
     Boston Freedom Trail field trip pictures

Education in the Colonies
Hornbooks and Battledores

Another source

Lessons for Colonial Education

Colonial Currency and Coins  with pictures and information

   French and Indian War:

The French & Indian War (PBS Jan. 18 and 25, 2006) Visit Relive Learn

Overview of French and Indian War from Ohio

French and Indian War from Netherlands site

Kidport Reference Library and other sources

An overview of the French and Indian War

Maps of the French and Indian War

Other Resources:

Early America Archives plus Crossword Puzzle -

Colonial Lesson Plans -

Edsitement Lessons -

Colonial Lesson Plans from The Teachers' Corner

    Carol Hurst's Page of Books and Ideas -

    Johnny Tremain Study Guide

    Paul Revere's Ride - Lesson plan about the poem -

Using Jean Fritz's books in the classroom -

French and Indian War Resource Guides -


A Royal Charter from the King

California Missions Webquests:

Colonial America Webquest and Internet Travel

 Colonial Children Webquest

Colonial Towns

Colonial Webquests and projects:
Creating A Colony in a New Land

Jamestown Webquests -

Johnny Tremain Webquest and projects -

Art in Colonial Times -

Move on to our  Revolutionary War page
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This page was created by Kathi Mitchell
and was last updated on February 5, 2021