World History – Middle Ages to American Revolution


At first, I considered this lesson optional.   After exploring this topic, I hope you will see how influential these Native Americans were in the development of the United States of America.



  • Iroquois Indians by Caryn Yacowitz

Internet Exploration:

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Iroquois nations. 

Ducksters offers more information HERE.  Scroll down to have the page “read” to you.  (Great for moms who end up reading everything!)



CLICK HERE for an Iroquois lapbook.  Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus offers 2 posts about the Iroquois with lapbook printables at the end of second post.

We only used the printable about the 5 Nations, because I am not planning to do an in-depth study at this time.

Independent Readings:

Check your local library for resources about the Iroquois people.   Here are some books we explored:

Homeschool Share offers a lapbook based on the information inside If You Lived With The Iroquois.

Incorporate the Arts:

Explore Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem created about a famous Iroquois:

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