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Omaha Race Riot of 1919
Students analyze primary documents and images. Students organize and evaluate the causes and results of the Omaha race riot of 1919. Students study and recognize key personalities involved. Students relate history to certain quotes diagrammed on the board.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Individual Rights vs. The Greater Good Within the Scope of War
When, if ever, is the government justified in restricting individual rights? When, if ever, should the "greater good" trump individual rights? To prepare to discuss this hot-button topic, class members examine primary source documents, including Abraham Lincoln's Proclamation suspending the Writ of Habeas Corpus, Supreme Court decisions, and Executive Order 9066.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 107 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Transportation Systems
Learners analyze the evolution of cultural attitudes through the lens of transportation, examining several artifacts, documents, and photographs. Topics covered include how American attitudes have influenced society's evolution into a car-dependent society, how transportation affects the availability of goods, and transportation for the future.
8th - 12th Science 21 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Citizens For and Against the War of 1812
Use this exceptional resource to examine the discourse and debate that occurred at the start of the War of 1812 with your class. Learners will first consider their own position on the war in a silent journal writing activity. Then after consulting primary source documents through guided instruction, independent practice, and working in pairs, your class will come together to summarize source material and construct an informed argument on the issue.
8th Social Studies & History 47 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing of Pearl Harbor, use of atomic weapons by the United States, and effects of the war on Japan and Japanese Americans.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 25 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Budgeting: Finding Personal Financial Success
What a comprehensive, engaging set of activities for learners to gain a firm foundation of financial knowledge, practice budgeting for after they have completed their education, and consider the unexpected turns that life may throw their way.
9th - 12th Math 40 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The U. S. at War
Students examine reasons for going to war. In this foreign policy lesson, students analyze the reasons the U.S. entered the the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 26 Views 63 Downloads
Whose Side Are You On?
Students role play, persuading and staying neutral during arguments. In this viewpoint lesson plan, students examine the viewpoints of soldiers in the Spanish-American War and role play. After a discussion, some students try to persuade the class while others try to stay neutral.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
A World Power
Tenth graders use President McKinley's 1898 war message, the Teller Amendment and the Platt Amendment to assess one aspect of American foreign policy at the turn of the century. They examine reasons the United States declared war on Spain in 1898.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Eleventh graders analyze the rise of the U.S. to its role as a world power in the 20th century. They read and analyze text, and write an essay identifying the cause and effect of imperialism and the various ways the U.S. attempted to build an empire.
11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 18 Downloads
Students examine Imperialism by analyzing the collection of primary sources in the archives of the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial. They research photos and describe soldiers and their weapons involved in the Spanish-American War.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Nation Building and Economic Transformation in the Americas: 1800-1890
In need of a PowerPoint covering a 90 year span beginning in 1800? This helpful resource describes movements in the Americas concerning independence, wars, uprisings, rights movements, key players, and economic hardships relating to the building of new American nations.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads