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Students study the history of United State/Cuba relations. For this diplomacy lesson, students research selected websites to gather information regarding various topics of significance between the U.S. and Cuba since 1868. Students collaborate to create a timeline that features pivotal events pertaining to relations between the 2 countries.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 26 Downloads
The Early Tensions of the Cold War
Young scholars uncover the roots of the Cold War. For this Cold War lesson, students research the political philosophies of the Soviet Union and the United States during the era as they define key vocabulary and discuss government systems. Young scholars discover how alliances among nations prompted the growth of the Cold War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 59 Downloads
Assessing Blame for the Cold War
Students examine a spectrum that shows the origins of the Cold War. In groups, they compare and contrast the three main schools of thought and identify the strengths and weaknesses of each. To end the lesson, they analyze each viewpoint and offer their opinion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
The Cold War: Culture of Fear
High schoolers explore the the dropping of the atomic bomb upon the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They examine a speech by President Kennedy and analyze the cause-and-effect relationships between the United States and the Soviet Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
McCarthyism: The Political Cartoons of Herb Block
Students examine McCarthyism. In this Cold War lesson, students analyze 6 political cartoons by Herb Block that capture the essence of the Red Scare. Students discuss the cartoons and the fear of communism that permeated America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 79 Downloads
20c China: From Republic to Communist Power
With graphic images and powerful statements, this presentation will open viewers' eyes to the violent and turbulant events of 20th century China. From the Japanese Invasion of 1937 to the striking images and implications of Tiananmen Square, these slides will become an indelible and invaluable resource to your world history lecture.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 37 Downloads
Imperialism in China
China has been through many changes over the last two centuries. This slideshow takes a look at the effects imperialism and European contact had on Chinese government. Images, well-organized information, and a complete outline make this a great classroom resource.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 51 Downloads
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Begin reading The Crucible and form a foundation for your study with this presentation. Arthur Miller and the historical background of McCarthyism are covered at the beginning, followed by short descriptions of all the characters in the play.
11th Language Arts 5 Views 123 Downloads
The Russian Revolution - Part 3/3
This three-part series concludes with primary source quotes, film from the time, and a real news narration that describes the rise of the Bolsheviks. Learners will be able to understand how difficult it is to maintain a peaceful government when various stressors affect economy, public leaders, and changes to an unstable government.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Role Of NATO
Students examine the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In this NATO lesson plan, students research the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech, and the Berlin airlift and how they related to the policy of containment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 32 Downloads
Safety or Civil Liberty? The Trial of Sacco and Vanzet
Students investigate the Sacco-Vanzetti trial and develop a basic understanding of the issues involved. Then they write an essay taking a stance on the Sacco-Vanzetti trial: was the trial fair? were the two men falsely accused? Finally, students set up and participate in a mock re-trail of the case.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 13 Downloads
The Roaring Twenties
If you really want to cover the flavor of the Roaring Twenties, use this presentation. The 1920s are categorized into politics, culture, music, policy, and social issues that divided the nation. Each main header contains several subsequent slides full of great information and hyperlinks.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 74 Views 101 Downloads
World War I - America on the Homefront: The Poster War
American propaganda shaped the perspective of many citizens during WWI. Here is an amazing presentation full of dozens of war-time poster examples and facts about what those posters were promoting. This would be a great discussion starter or supplementary resource for any lesson on US involvement in WWI.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 73 Downloads
World War I: Conclusion
Why did the US get involved in the European war? This presentation works to answer this question as a conclusion to a unit on WWI. Topics covered are the sinking of the Lusitania, US propaganda, the Zimmermann Note, Communism in Russia, and the Treaty of Versailles.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
A Land Divided: Exploring the Realities of Separation and Unification on the Korean Penunsula
Tenth graders examine the separation and unification of North and South Korea. In this Korean separation and unification lesson, 10th graders investigate the history behind the separation, the current De-Militarized Zone, and create unification plans for the future of the nations.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Review of our Presidents from the Progressive Era to Cold War
Covering the main events of the Cold War, this (mistitled) presentation includes photographs, political cartoons, and amusing graphics to illustrate its points. The information on the slides is helpful for an overview of the Cold War, and viewers will enjoy the pictures that contextualize the main points.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads