Scarlett Aguilar

Scarlett Aguilar

D'Youville College
U.S. History

U.S. History teacher | Experienced educator in USA

I hold a degree in U.S. History from D'Youville College. With a passion for unraveling the intricacies of the past, I'm dedicated to fostering a deep understanding of American history. Through engaging lessons and personalized guidance, I aim to empower students to critically analyze historical events, themes, and figures. My commitment to academic excellence and my years of experience ensure a supportive learning environment where students thrive. Join me in exploring the rich tapestry of U.S. history, where every lesson is an opportunity to uncover the stories that shape our world.


  • Who were the major non-English immigrant groups in the Middle Colonies?
  • What would have made the Mayflower Compact more democratic?
  • Describe the effects of prohibition policy?
  • Who invented the lightning rod, bifocals, and the catheter?
  • What were the biggest crops in the Southern Colonies?
  • How does James Madison feel about a federal government?
  • What was Alexander Hamilton's ”radical” proposal for the executive branch?
  • In what city was the first capital of the United States?
  • What was Hamilton's opinion of the American people?
  • Which Enlightenment thinkers and ideas are reflected in important U.S. documents like the Declaration of Independence. the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights?
  • What were some benefits of annexation of Texas?
  • What challenges did the early leaders have in implementing the Constitution?
  • What was the outcome of the Battle of Little Big Horn?
  • Why did Americans migrate westward to Mexico, California, and Oregon after 1815? Where did they come from? What were the experiences along the Overland Trail?
  • What early political party formed because it did not support slavery?
  • Which 2 slave states bordered the free state of lllinois?
  • Why did popular sovereignty fail in the 1854 Kansas elections?
  • Why did the Southern states secede from the Union?
  • Why were many US. citizens against the Second Bank of the United States, which was an attempt by Congress to restore order in the monetary system in 1816?
  • How did colonists react to the Tea Act?