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.


  • What tactic did Senators use to try block the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for more than two months?
  • What was the D-Day operation?
  • What was a "cow sub" in WWII?
  • Why and how did the Americans force the Japanese to trade with the United States?
  • Why did the U.S. create welfare programs?
  • What person has been called the Father of the American Industrial Revolution?
  • How did the cotton gin affect the price of clothing? Why?
  • Why did President Nixon order the secret bombing of the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Cambodia?
  • Why did Theodore Roosevelt speak about a New Nationalism and decide to run for President against William Howard Taft?
  • What is Agent Orange?
  • Why is the United States reluctant to admit to its covert programs to fight terrorism?
  • On October 16, 1859, John Brown led a raid at Harpers Ferry Virginia. What was John Brown's goal?
  • Why was abolitionist John Brown executed?
  • What event brought the "party" of the 1920s to an end?
  • What did the FDR administration create to help regulate the stock market?
  • Why was the American victory at Saratoga important?
  • Which delegate was called the "Father of the Constitution"?
  • Why did the United States help train soldiers in El Salvador in the 1980s?
  • In the Battle of Gettysburg, how did Lee hope to protect Pickett's charge?
  • What boundary separated free states from slave states?