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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. For this US history lesson, students read text about President Lincoln and the US Constitution. Students examine the...
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The Berlin Crisis of 1948

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
President Harry Truman faced limited options when Joseph Stalin implemented the Berlin Blockade in 1948. American forces could either evacuate from West Berlin, negotiate with the USSR with UN support, airlift vital supplied into 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 learning exercise, 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
Learners 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 class...
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Containment in the Cold War

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the impact of containment policies on the Cold War. In this Cold War lesson, 10th graders analyze the effectiveness of the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan. As a culminating activity, students respond to...
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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students 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, students 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
Students 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 lesson, students read and discuss the Bush Doctrine. Students research and debate on whether or not the Bush Doctrine should be part of U.S....
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McArthur and McChrystal

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders compare and contrast the removal of Generals McArthur and McChrystal. In this lesson, 12th graders gather information regarding Truman's removal of McArthur and Obama's removal of McChrystal. Students create dossiers and...
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Foreign Policy: Containment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine opinions regarding the American policy of containment. In this Cold War lesson, students read articles by George F. Kennan and Walter Lippmann. Students compare the perspectives of the 2 men on U.S. foreign policy.
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20C American Presidents

For Students 5th - 7th
In this American Presidents worksheet, students match the names of 25 Presidents with a phrase that describes an event in their term. This page begins with number 51 and goes to number 75.
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2016 Electoral College Map

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The electoral college can be confusing for citizens of any age. Clear up misconceptions with a handy printable map that details how many electoral votes are allotted to each state, as well as a history of modern elections, complete with...
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The President’s Desk

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through an engaging interactive site. The guide offers a...
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The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the...
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Famous Missourians Challenge

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this multiple choice worksheet, students read descriptive sentences and choose the names of the persons being described. Students answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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To Amend or Not to Amend, That's Been the Question...Many Times

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Looking for some ideas for how to celebrate September 17, Constitution Day? Check out a packet that focuses on the factors that are considered in the amendment process. Class members examine the amendment process and the types of...
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Constitution Day Rap

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Engage your class while learning about the US Constitution with this fun primary grade social studies lesson plan. After viewing a picture of the US Constitution, young learners piece together a US flag using stars and stripes with facts...