7th Grade Music for the Year
During the course of the year we will listen to a number of historical songs. I know that many of them are not what you're use to, but that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy them.
Unit 1: Native Americans & New York State Geography
Unit 2: The Age of Exploration
Unit 3: Colonization of North America
*Herman's Hermits "I'm Henry the VIII I Am"
Unit 4: Colonial Life
Unit 5: Slavery
Unit 6: Crisis in the Colonies
Unit 7: The American Revolution
*Ed Pettersen "The Liberty Song"
*Harper Simon "Yankee Doodle Dandy"
Unit 8: Creating a New Government
Unit 9: The Constitution & the Supreme Court
Unit 10: The Early Presidents
*Bruce Springsteen "Erie Canal"
Unit 11: Westward Expansion
*Johnny Cash "The Alamo"
*BR 549 "Sweet Betsy from Pike"
Unit 12: The Coming of the Civil War
*Paul Robeson "Go Down Moses"
*Fisk Jubilee Singers "Go Down Moses"
*Johnny Cash "Swing Low Sweet Charity"
*Richie Havens "Follow the Drinking Gourd"
*Marah "John Brown's Body"
Unit 13: The Civil War
*Joanna Smith "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"
*The Mavericks "Dixies Land"
*"Marching Through Georgia"
Unit 14: Reconstruction
Unit 15: The Frontier