Gulf War, 1991 Teacher Resources
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The Gulf War, 1991
A 10-minute video effectively recaps the US efforts during the Gulf War. Young learners who don't know much about this war will benefit from watching this film. The major events, leaders, and personalities associated with The Gulf War...
10 seconds 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Crisis, Realignment, and the Dawn of the Post-Cold War World: 1975-1991
Explore the shift in politics, population growth, and economy that followed the Cold War. Upper graders begin this journey in 1975 with the postcolonial crises and Asian economic expansion, then moves into the end of the bi-polar world...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Is Gulf War Syndrome a Significant Health Issue the U.S. Government has Tried to Cover Up?
Students examine the issues surrounding Gulf War Syndrome. In groups, they analyze evidence from the war and medical information. They participate in a debate in which they support their feelings on whether the government of the United...
9th - 12th Health
Presidential Decisions During the Vietnam War
To begin a study of the Vietnam War, groups assume the role of a US president, examine primary source documents, and based on this limited information, must make a decision about the United States' actions during the Vietnam War.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Armadillo: Reporting on War
Point of view is everything, especially when reporting about the war in Afghanistan. Class members compare and contrast the same event from the war in Afghanistan as reported by five different sources. Learners are also asked to rank the...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
The Brief American Pageant: The Resurgence of Conservatism
Take a short trip back in time with this presentation, which details the political and electoral contexts of 1980's and 1990's America. Covering the Gulf War as well as domestic economics, these slides feature easy-to-read charts and...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Gulf War and its Consequences
Students study the historical background of Desert Storm/Desert Shield. They determine that not all Americans were in favor of the Gulf War and examine the Gulf War Syndrome. They discover that another possible cause pertains to...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Historical Perspectives: Coming Home from War
What do the homecoming experiences of soldiers who fought in WWII, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan reveal about the politics and culture of the US during the time period of each war? Young historians view The Way We Get By, which tells...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Iraq: How Did We Get Here?
Students examine the role of the Department of Defense. They explain the process in which the government decides it is going to go to war with another country. They identify key decision makers and explore the role of the United Nations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Civil Liberties and War Powers: Korematsu v. United States
Eleventh graders compare and contrast Supreme Court decisions dealing with the application of civil rights during times of war, with emphasis on discrimination and detention. Working in groups, 11th graders review cases and analyze how...
11th Social Studies & History
The Cold War: Solving the Mystery of History with Voices on Vinyl
Eighth graders explore the Cold War Era. For this world history lesson, 8th graders discover the positions taken by countries during the Cold War as they listen to lectures regarding the major events and turning points in the Cold War....
8th Social Studies & History
The United Nations: Fifty Years of Keeping the Peace
Students examine the work of the United Nations. In this United Nations lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the history of the United Nations. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History