Peyton Anderson

Peyton Anderson

Augustana University
U.S. History

U.S. History teacher | Verified Expert

I hold a degree in U.S. History from Augustana University, where I delved deep into the intricate tapestry of our nation's past. With a passion for unraveling historical narratives, I offer insights that illuminate the complexities of American history. From the Revolutionary War to modern-day politics, I bring clarity and depth to the classroom. Guiding students through critical analysis and engaging discussions, I empower them to comprehend the forces that have shaped our society. Together, we explore the triumphs, struggles, and enduring legacies that define the American experience. Join me on a journey through the pages of history.


  • What new state was formed during the Civil War?
  • What factor led to Inflation in the Confederacy?
  • When did the first African slaves make their journey to the Americas?
  • Why did the delegates to the Constitutional Convention adopt the Great Compromise?
  • Who was the Shawnee chief who built a confederacy among Native American nations?
  • What did the Townshend Acts (1767) do?
  • What was the importance of the court case Worcester v. Georgia?
  • Who was the President of the United States in 1793?
  • Why did the British government relax rules regulating trade for the American colonies in the late 1600s?
  • How did Native Americans adapt to the growing presence of Europeans among them?
  • Oppressed groups in american history?
  • According to Benjamin Franklin and John Locke, what should a good government do?
  • How did the Black Power movement impact the fight for civil rights?
  • What was discovered in 1870 in the Black Hills that brought many new settlers to the territory?
  • What motivated the Founding Fathers to include the phrase "we the People" in the Preamble of U.S. Constitution?
  • Who were Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois? What different ideas did they hold?
  • How did Populists want the government to handle currency in the late 1800s?
  • What was a major cause of the Spanish American War?
  • How did the principles of the American Revolution influence the debate over American imperialism in the Philippines?
  • What are some reasons why immigrants immigrate to the U.S?