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American Diplomacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The “Grand Alliance” between the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union was established during World War II to counter the aggression of German and Japan. A four-resource collection looks at the differences in the members’...
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WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an...
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American Battle Monuments Commission Interactives

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 14 resources celebrate the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas during World War I and World War II. Young historians use Interactive timelines to follow events as they unfolded and maps to track...
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Anticommunism in Postwar America, 1945–1954: Witch Hunt or Red Menace?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From allies to enemies—the post-World War II period saw a dramatic shift in the relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. A three-lesson collection examines the turbulent period and the rise of the anti-communist...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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World War II in Color, Part 1/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What were the Allied and Axis countries doing just before the start of World War II? Take a peek into American, British, Spanish and German life (among others) on the eve of the most destructive war in world history. This is part one in...
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World War II - The Allied Response

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Your class will benefit from this excellent presentation on World War II, and the Allied Response to Hitler's threat. The PowerPoint is packed with important information about battles, key figures in the war, and has an excellent...
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World War II in Color, Part 5/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In six months, 600,000 Soviet prisoners of war died. As this number grew, the United States struggled to stay out of Europe's war. On December 7, 1941, with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States joined forces with the Allied...
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World War II

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
December 7th is remembered as a tragic time in American history, but some scholars may not know why. The resource explains the significance of the bombing of Pearl Harbor as well as how World War II relates to American history. The...
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World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Offering a comprehensive overview of the beginning of World War II, this resource could be a useful addition to a unit on this topic. It could be used as a way to lead a discussion on the war, or as a review tool before a test. Either...
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Countries Involved in World War II

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students create their own floor map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific. They locate, identify, and speak for one of the countries involved. In addition, they classify the country they represent as an Axis Power or as an Allied...
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Axis and Allies World War II Simulation

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate World War II through the computer game Axis and Allies. They discuss the basics of World War II before playing the game, spend eight weeks playing the game that is a simulation of World War II, and write a report...
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Women and World War II

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students determine the influence of World War II on women's roles in society. Students research the answers to questions about how women were able to enter jobs that had not been open to them before the war and how this affected society....
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World War II Quiz 1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War II learning exercise, students answer short answer questions about the history and geography of World War II. Students complete 13 questions.
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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Part II: Europe

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine Europe's role in World War II through a series of videos.
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WWII - US to Arm Allies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before joining World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the military policy to lend-lease, meaning that the US would distribute artillery without requiring immediate payment. What are the benefits to changing this policy? What are the...
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World War II Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history learning exercise, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions about World War II. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive learning exercise.
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WWII: The Atlantic 1939-45 – Battle of the Atlantic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The most dangerous line of attack during World War II wasn't the German planes soaring above Britain, but the U-Boats cutting off their supplies of food and equipment. Learners research the Battle of the Atlantic, the German campaign to...
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World War II: Causes and Consequences

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine Hitler's occupation of Europe and the Allies' efforts to fight it.  In this World War II instructional activity, 10th graders examine how World War II changed American society, especially for women.  Students...
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WWII D-Day: a Soldier’s Journal

For Students 5th Standards
The Invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day, was one of the most important turning points in World War II. See how the time period felt from the perspective of an American soldier with a reading activity, which focuses on a narrative...
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Document Based Essay Question: World War II

For Students 9th - 12th
For this primary source analysis worksheet, students examine 4 documents from World War II and then respond to the essay questions that accompany each of them.
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World War II Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, learners view a PowerPoint presentation on the war and then respond to 122 short answer questions about the content of the presentation. The PowerPoint presentation is not included with this worksheet.
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World War I and World War II Timeline Cards

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this World War I and World War II chronological events worksheet, pupils examine the timeline cards. The cards may be cut out so that students may study the chronology of events.
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World War II Map

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War II map worksheet, students identify the labeled Axis and Allied countries on the map.

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