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82 resources with the concept causes of world war i

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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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WWI: The Great War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the signed armistace in 1918, World War I affected every corner of the world for four years in the 20th century. Use these videos, presentations, and lessons to teach middle schoolers...
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The World Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Contemporaneously known as The Great War, World War I had never seen its match on the global stage—until World War II. An engaging set of resources designed to extend a viewing of the History Channel's The World Wars features discussion...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
An interactive resource covers all of the United States' most prominent and influential historic wars including the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the War of 1812, and the Korean War. Learners observe cause and effect as well as how violence...
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More Than Mud and Cooties: The Poetry of World War I Soldiers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Poetry is not just for romance. Teach middle schoolers about soldiers' experiences during World War I with poetry written by the soldiers themselves. The lesson includes a simulation activity, a graphic organizer activity, and a...
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In Their Shoes: WWI Through the Eyes of Early Participants

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Several social activities provide showcase the perspective of many prominent figures in World War I history. Students read an assigned case study about a memorable person and complete several activities to further understand this...
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A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Technology—changing lives and transforming war. Your tech-loving historians examine photographs and primary documents to explore how technology changed not only World War I, but also how it moved society forward. They apply their...
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Propaganda Posters of World War I: Analyzing the Methods Behind the Images

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The power of a picture. During the events surrounding World War I, propaganda posters were widely distributed in American society to sway the emotions of its citizens. By analyzing World War I propaganda posters in the first installment...
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Tank Development in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the tank and how did the technology develop? The resource discusses how new technology, especially the tank, affected many events during World War I. It covers the topic using primary source images and interesting facts to keep...
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The Invention And Development of Submarines

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Crazy fact: submarines were actually invented long before the beginning of World War I! As the narrator of an engaging video explains, submarines revolutionized warfare and changed everything. Interesting anecdotes as well as vivid...
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Austro-Hungarian Pistols of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Guns militaries used during World War I varied by country. An engaging episode of a larger series explains in detail the pistols used in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Individuals view a demonstration, learn about the pistol's connection...
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The British Uniforms of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The traditional bright red British soldiers' coats evolved into very different uniforms by World War I. A short video includes displays the redesign of the uniforms and badges, as well as the rationale for the new types of sleeves....
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Cavalry in WW1 - Between Tradition and Machine Gun Fire

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The German Calvary lost over 800 horses and 500 men in a single battle! The changes in technology during World War I forced changes in how battles were fought. An engaging primary source video puts scholars in the shoes of the soldiers...
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Prisoners of War During World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Discover the stories of prisoners of war from several major countries during World War I and the effects the imprisonment had on populations across the globe. Learners view primary source images, learn interesting facts, and listen to...
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Justifying The Failure At Verdun? - The Falkenhayn Controversy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ready for some scandal and controversy surrounding World War I? Then it's time to learn all about the Falkenhayn Controversy! Learners discover how the Battle of Verdun failed and how leadership tried to adapt as surrounding events...
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The Sky Was The Limit - Aviation in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is the sky the limit? Advances in aviation during World War I brought the limit much closer than before. Countries around the world were affected by flight in the Great War, including adapting by changing tactical locations and patterns.
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French Pistols of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can something as simple as a model of a pistol influence warfare in World War I? French pistols serve as a tool to the French soldiers in the time period and create new results in war. The resource includes a demonstration, primary...
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Submarines, Dreadnoughts and Battle Cruisers - The Navies of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What did England and Italy have in common during World War I? They both made use of navies! Find out all the details by watching an informative video about the important machinery navies from many prominent countries used to fight in...
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German Uniforms of World War 1 | The Great War Special

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Soldiers and uniforms go hand in hand. But what made German uniforms unique during World War I? Use a video to teach pupils the details of specific pieces of clothing and their function in the German army.
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10 Rare And Obscure WW1 Era Guns

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An eye-catching resource showcases a variety of unique guns from World War I that soldiers used in battle. Intrigued viewers discover the historical context of some remarkable weaponry as the museum content creator discusses the items
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Stormtrooper - German Special Forces of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Here's a crazy requirement: The German high command required members of new trench-fighting battalions to be under 25 and single. An engaging video compares the German viewpoint and their tactical position to that of other countries...
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Shell Shock - The Psychological Scars of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The term shell shock has its origins in World War I. In England alone, there were more than 80,000 cases of soldiers experiencing post-traumatic stress after the war. Using the installment of a larger Technology and Warfare in World War...
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Trench Warfare in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Trench warfare was extremely common in World War I, but just how deep were these trenches, and what was life like for the soldiers in them? The resource answers these questions and more. Pupils learn about everything from the way...
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Poison Gas Warfare In WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did poison gas affect warfare in World War I? The narrator of a short video discusses its use, beginning with the French and how that eventually led to its use by the Germans.