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Changes in Draft Registration

For Teachers 9th
Students evaluate the differences between the first draft registration and today's Selective Service form. They explore how changes in American society and culture influence changes in the draft system.
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Learning From Document - Public Laws

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research primary sources about the Bracero worker program. In this primary source activity, students investigate two public laws along with other documents to determine if the Bracero worker program was implemented properly....
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The President's Assassin: Motives and Outcomes

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate the assassinations of four American presidents. Through research, groups create a dossier on one of the four men who were the assassins. After presentations of the dossiers, the class looks for common traits in...
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World War II

For Teachers 5th
Students research World War II and discuss how conflicts in the war lead to change. In this World War II lesson plan, students read books, watch movies, complete activity sheets, and answer questions all researching the war.
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Homeschooling

For Students 5th
In this homeschooling website, parents are provided with a variety of tools and articles for varying ages and lessons. Parents can browse topics, activities, and support groups.
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The Marshall Plan for Rebuilding Western Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the aftermath of World War II. In this Marshall Plan lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the plan to rebuild Western Europe and its outcome.  Students respond to discussion questions...
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Assessing Public Opinion Polls

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the purpose of public opinion polls. Using recent polls, they determine the demographics of who was interviewed and when and where the interview was conducted. In groups, they develop their own public poll...
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Assessing Public Opinion Polls and Building Them

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the role of public opinion polls in America. In this public opinion polls lesson, students discover the steps of analyzing poles before they create and conduct their own polls.
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The Constitution: The Country's Rules

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students become aware of the Constitution and why it is important. In this early government lesson, students compare the Constitution to the class rules. They are both set in place so that we all stay safe and have fun. Students draw...
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Why a President? Why not a King?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research how and why a country elects to have an executive branch of the government. They study the office of the Presidency of the US.
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What rights are guaranteed to students? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
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African American Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An excellent resource defines the African-American Civil Rights Movement from the early 1900s through the legacy left in modern times. Every major date, event, and key player is described under clear overarching categories. The NAACP,...
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Sources of Discord, 1945-1946

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From Allies to enemies within a year. Scholars research the falling out between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1945-1946 in the first lesson of a three-part series. Using primary source materials, group work, and interactive...
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What Is the Role of the President in the American Constitutional Government?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars read about the role of the president. In this US government lesson, students read about the role of the president as stated in the US Constitution. Young scholars examine issues of presidential power and identify various...
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Famous Missourians Word Search

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search activity, students read the famous Missourians listed at the bottom of the page. Students then locate the words within the word search.
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Using Primary Sources: Letters from the Presidents

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students research the life of a president by reading personal letters on the American Presidents web site, and explore the ways that the character and personality of the president affected the ways they handled historical events.
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Paths to the Presidency

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate a timeline of the career paths that US presidents took before they became the president. They how these career choices prepared these men for the presidency.
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Poetry and the American Presidents

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders choose a poetry activity in order to focus their research about American presidents.
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President Notebook

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students make presidential notebooks which they add to throughout the year. They arrange information about each president into an informational chapter.
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Memorandum of a Conference with President Eisenhower after Sputnik

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars use the National Archives to research how the United States and the Soviet Union south to maintain its supremacy after World War II.
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Terminating the War between the Allies and Japan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the arms race that took place in the period leading up to and during World War II that produced the atomic bomb. They analyze differing perspectives on terminating the war between the Allies and Japan. They ...
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Reading Worksheet One

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading worksheet, students cross out the word that does not belong in a group, then add a word that does belong. There are 12 groups of words total.
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Election of 1948-Digital Scrapbook

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners create a digital scrapbook of the election of 1948 -- one of the most interesting and unique elections in US History.
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United States - Japanese Relations In Post World War II Era

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the relationship between the United States and Japan. In groups, classmates research the treatment of Koreans and Americans as prisoners of war. Pupils examine the effect of politics and agreements during the war....