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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Writing Exercise: The Rise of European Nation-States I

For Students 6th - 10th
Here is a cross-curricular writing exercise. Although limited in its ability to entice learners, this activity on the Rise of European Nation-States has learners responding to 3 clear and simple prompts, each of which could lead to...
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War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does war hinder the growth of nation-states, or does it facilitate development? A video from Crash Course World History examines this question in the context of Latin America, particularly how the lack of international war in Central and...
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24.2 Europe Faces Revolutions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Use this vivid presentation, full of colorful images and well-organized information, to cover the conflicts that occurred during the European Revolutionary period. Nationalism, conservatism, nation-states, and Russian Reform are all...
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International Curiosity and National Pride

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students analyze their own culture and a Bulgarian culture to identify national, local, or ethnic traits. In this culture analysis lesson, students identify three important characteristics of their culture and compose a list of questions...
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The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations: League of Nations Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Woodrow Wilson's ideas for peace and the League of Nations. They examine how he garnered supported of it by looking at images and discussing their context.
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The Marshall Plan: The Vision of a Family of Nations

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The European Recovery Act (aka the Marshall Plan) was designed to bring together and develop a spirit of cooperation among European nations after World War II. Class members examine the materials from the Marshall Plan exhibit and assess...
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A President's Vision: George Washington

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Who knew that one poster about George Washington could have so many learning possibilities attached to it? Here you'll find an attractive learning display on the first president of the United States, as well as worksheets and...
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The Middle Ages in Europe

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate what life was like during Middle Ages in Europe for nobles, merchants, and serfs. They examine economic and political feudal system, and explore how people lived, what conditions of their lifestyles made them...
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To Join or not to Join the League of Nations - That is the Question

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners evaluate the possible reasons the United States did not become part of the League of Nations. In this World History instructional activity, students discuss the pros and cons of what might have happened if the United States had...
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Forming a League of Nations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and research the original language as composed by Woodrow Wilson in his League of Nations. Then they identify and describe the revisions of the original League of Nations as the United Nations was created. Students also...
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What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the European voyages of discovery influence American culture even today. They map eighteenth century Europe's impact on the United States.
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Victory and the New Order in Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A New Order in Europe calls for a new lesson plan! This third plan in a series of four sequential lessons encourages high schoolers to read primary sources about the development of the New Order and follow up their knowledge with a...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Occupation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Warsaw, Poland, suffered much of the blunt of World War II—but according to Polish letters from the early days of Nazi occupation, other parts of the country were much worse off. High schoolers use the letters and contemporaneous...
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American Diplocmacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The end of World War II saw the world deeply changed over the last few years. Four thorough lessons explore post-war Europe, America, and Asia through reading assignments and discussion questions about the Grand Alliance and the signing...
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Post-WWII De-Colonization

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The end of WWII brought big changes around the world, not the least of which occur in the increasingly decolonized continent of Africa. This slideshow details the developing countries of Ghana, Kenya, Congo, Nigeria, and South Africa, to...
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The Geography of Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the European Union? Where is it? Why is it? To begin a study of the EU, class members examine the physical geography of Europe and the size and population density of 28-member countries in comparison to non-member countries like...
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What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the impact of European voyages of discovery and colonial influence on different aspects of American culture. They access a number of online sources and reference maps to trace the influences of England, France, Holland,...
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What It Takes to Win: Mapping Primary Source Evidence

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
World War II was not just waged in Europe and Asia; the home front was key to Allied victory. Using newspaper clippings from World War II and a map, scholars plot out wartime production in the United States. After that, class members...
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Eastern Europe

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Eastern Europe instructional activity, students take notes in a graphic organizer while reading several passages about waterways for commerce and deforestation, then answer five comprehension questions.
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Western Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students find the missing word or phrase that best completes each of the 21 sentences pertaining to Western Europe.
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Geography Now! Moldova

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Moldova may be one of the least-visited places in Europe, but the overlooked nation is a fascinating mash-up of local culture and old Soviet influence. A video resource profiles the Eastern European country and its historical roots in...
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Geography Now! Grenada

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Known as The Spice Island, Grenada is second-largest producer of nutmeg in the world. Visitors report smelling the fragrance throughout the small Caribbean nation. However, the country has found itself swept up in world events, including...
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Immigration in the United States from 1880-1910

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore, examine and study immigration in the United States from 1880-1910. They identify different aspects of the American immigration movement. Each student also shares where their ancestors are from and their...

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