Military History Teacher Resources
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The Twenty-Sixth Amendment and the Power of Youth
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Empower teenagers to take political matters into their own hands! After completing an engaging warm-up activity, class members discuss both sides of the youth voting issue, learn about the connection between military history and the...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: First Manassas
6 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Battle of First Manassas, commonly known as the First Battle of Bull Run, was the first major battle of the Civil War, signaling a conflict that would last for many years and take many lives in the process. View an animated map that...
The Great War: U.S. Division Under Allied Command
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The victory of Allied forces in World War I is due in large part to the continued collaboration and support of the Allied divisions themselves. Learn more about the ways Australia, Britain, France, and the United States worked together...
Flying Yanks: American Airmen in World War I
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Their boots may not have been on the ground, but military airmen in World War I made a lasting impact on the global conflict. A thorough interactive resource takes learners through a timeline of events, campaigns, and battles with...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Chantilly
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
As the Union Army retreated from their defeat at Bull Run, the Confederate Army prepared to attack. A detailed animated map illustrated the troop movements and precision with which the generals from both ends of the battlefield executed...
The Vietnam War: 1945-1975
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDo pupils know that the Vietnam War spanned a period of 30 years? A war that long is bound to leave devastating effects. Help young historians develop a comprehensive understanding of the war through multiple units on the subject that...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Fredericksburg
17 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After the Battle of Fredericksburg, Major General Ambrose Burnside's heavy losses and strategic defeat seemed to spell the end for the Union. See how the battle unfolded with an animated map resource that demonstrates the way General...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: First Day at Chancellorsville
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Following the Battle at Fredericksburg, the Union Army was suffering from low morale and even lower troop numbers. Once General Joseph Hooker took control, however, the outlook was not so bleak. An animated map from the Civil War Trust...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Franklin
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Though not as well known as other battles of the Civil War, the Battle of Franklin resulted in substantial Union gains and enormous Confederate casualties. Learn more about an important battle of 1864 with an animated map video.
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Bentonville
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens to a battlefield once the battle is over? The Civil War Trust is dedicated to the preservation of historical battlefields from the Civil War, such as the one in Bentonville, North Carolina. Explore the process of keeping a...
The Vietnam War (1963-1973) and the Iraq War (2003---): A Comparison
10th - 12th
If you are planning a unit on military history that includes a comparison between the Vietnam War and the Iraq War, this resource may be useful. It lists possible sources for pupils to use to complete the graphic organizer which prepares...