United States Military History Teacher Resources
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Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
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...
Jefferson Davis- Mini Biography
3 mins 5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that the president of the Confederacy during the United States Civil War did not originally advocate for secession from the Union? Discover more interesting facts about the first and only Confederate president with this...
The Twenty-Sixth Amendment and the Power of Youth
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEmpower 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...
Military Conscription in World War I: Alabamians Express Their Opinions
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If called, would you go? Should the US government have the power to impose a draft during any war? The Selective Service Act of 1917 (aka the Conscription Act of 1917) authorized the drafting of men into the military for only the second...