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The Berlin Airlift

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine a document from the Berlin Airlift in order to research his important event in World History.
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Examining the Reasons for the Creation of the State of Israel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the connection between World War II and Jewish immigration to Israel after the War.  In this World History lesson plan, students discuss the details of what it might have been like to live through the Holocaust.  After...
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Intro to Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders are introduced to the events between the years 1949 and 1989. They list and explain key events and people that contributed to the development of the Cold War. Students are asked "what do you think Billy Joel meant by...
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Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the significance of the atomic bomb. In this WWII instructional activity, students write down what they know about the dropping of the atomic bomb in WWII and read two historical narratives of the event. Young...
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The Cold War (America)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Cold War—with its roots in World War II—impacts the world today. Using an extensive curriculum, scholars consider its impact through primary sources, including speeches and propaganda, as well as other skills-enhancing activities. An...
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Public Housing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Fair Deal was meant to give Americans after World War II a basic standard of living. Those in public housing often found that promise fell short. Learners consider whether the effort was successful by evaluating images, testimonies,...
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Bell Ringer: The Power of the Supreme Court to Check the President

For Students 6th - 8th
Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer is considered to be one of the Supreme Court's landmark cases because it demonstrated the checks and balances inherent in the three branches of the United States government. A short video sets...
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The Berlin Airlift

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
After World War II, the Soviet Union and the Allied forces divided Germany into equal quadrants, but Joseph Stalin's increasing mistrust led to nearly 12 months of blocked access to West Berlin—and the 2.3 million people who still lived...
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Crisis in Berlin: Decisions Game!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Cold War did not begin with a bang, but with a swift tactic that reflected the Soviet Union's growing distrust of its former Allies. High schoolers choose either the USA or the USSR in a role play activity as they analyze why each...
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The Atomic Bomb Dilemma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine consequences of using atomic bomb in light of resulting peace, distinguish between fact and opinion and analyze sources to recognize bias and points of view, and assume role of reporter, critic, cabinet member, or...
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A Salute to Flag Day

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Use Flag Day as a learning opportunity for your classroom. Collect a variety of books and other resources on the subject of the U.S. flag. Have pupils conduct independent research at home and come to class prepared to share some fun...
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Responsibility and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
When are responsibilities freely chosen, and when have they actually been imposed on us? Here you'll find a unique way to frame your class discussion on civic duty and responsibilities inherent in the United States Constitution.
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“Dewey Defeats Truman”: Be Aware of Data Revisions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Discover the impact and importance of data releases about current economic conditions in the United States. Your class members will learn about data revision and the GDP, and how these figures can alter people's views on the economy.
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Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate President Abraham Lincoln's use of the U.S. Constitution and its importance to the Civil War. In this US history lesson, students read text about President Lincoln and the US Constitution. Students examine the...
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Historical Analysis of Constitutional Amendments

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Each of the 27 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution were adopted within specific economic, political, social or cultural, and international contexts. As part of their Constitution Day/Week studies, seniors investigate these factors for...
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American Presidents 20c

For Students 6th
In this matching worksheet, 6th graders match the U. S. president with an act, trial, policy, or event that occurred during his presidency. Students match 25 answers.
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What...
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World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the events of World War II that led to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan. Creating a decision making tree, they weigh the positives and negatives of the decision to use the bomb. They participate in a...
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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners examine three points about the use of the atomic bomb by the US during World War II. They take a position on each point and defend it orally.
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Atomic Bomb-Truman Press Release-August 6, 1945

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read a copy of Truman's press release regarding the atomic bomb. They answer a series of factual questions regarding the press release. They discuss the press release and then follow up with answering more in depth questions...
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Matching Game with the US Constitution

For Teachers K - 3rd
In September we celebrate Constitution Day. Begin the celebration with a grand conversation about the US Constitution. Follow up the in-depth discussion with a learning game in which scholars match terms to images such as the...
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African-American Civil Rights in the U.S.

For Students 9th - 12th
In this African American history worksheet, high schoolers respond to 39 identification questions that require them to define or list the significance behind 39 events and people associated with the American Civil Rights Movement.
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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discover the art of writing letters. In this writing lesson, students read letters written by President Harry Truman and then write a series of their own letters that would give insight into the times in which they live.
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The Bush Doctrine

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the Bush Doctrine and its effects on foreign policy. In this foreign policy instructional activity, students read and discuss the Bush Doctrine. Students research and debate on whether or not the Bush Doctrine should be...