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42 resources with the concept woodrow wilson

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World War II: A Visual History

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore the enormity of World War II, including its causes, prominent battles, and historical figures, with an interactive map and timeline. Divided into each year from 1939 to 1945, as well as sections pre- and post-war, the resource...
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1912: The Election that Changed the Century

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The presidential election of 1912 was a turning point in American politics. Whoever won would reshape the political spectrum. Learn about the key issues, each party's politics, and the four men who wanted to become president: William...
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United States Entry into World War I: A Documentary Chronology of World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify several important events that led to U.S. involvement in World War I. They examine different explanations, form an opinion about the evidence for each rationale and then create a slideshow to present their findings.
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World War I - The War Ends

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your class is in for a treat with this outstanding PowerPoint on World War I. The presentation is loaded with facts, maps, important personalities, and discussion questions on the war. Additionally, there is a wonderful video called,...
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US History and Government Examination: January 2014

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What led the United States to acquire territory? What were some of the effects of those acquisitions? Learners explore the questions using the 2014 essay from the New York Regents exam. Other items include practice multiple choice...
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The Berlin Crisis of 1948

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
President Harry Truman faced limited options when Joseph Stalin implemented the Berlin Blockade in 1948. American forces could either evacuate from West Berlin, negotiate with the USSR with UN support, airlift vital supplied into the...
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Champion for Democracy? - Woodrow Wilson

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Racist? Man of his time? Master statesman? Naive idealist? Historians still question the political legacy of Woodrow Wilson. Encourage your scholars to engage in the debate by using a biography that traces Wilson's academic and political...
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World War I

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
How did World War I effect the United States' status as a world power? Pupils examine a website to learn many interesting facts about American involvement during World War I. They read passages and interact with artifacts in an online...
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The Election of 1912

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Election of 1912: an election with four competitive opponents. Pupils get to know the candidates with informative reading passages that provide context to the election. Then, the class engages in a debate and answers questions as one...
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Service and Sacrifice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your class snoops on Theodore Roosevelt's and Woodrow Wilson's private conversations in a secretive resource! Read their telegraph communications as well as other primary resources to get an inside look at historical events. Your...
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Progressivism and The New Deal

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bust those trusts! Scholars investigate the Progressive Era leading to the New Deal in America. They examine the impact legislation had on attempting to control big business in the United States. Are there any parallels to today? 
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Defining America's Role in the World

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
As the first American president to win the Nobel Peace Prize, and only one of four presidents to do so in United States history, Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy achievements and preservation of peace are often overshadowed by his...
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The Fed Explains: The Central Bank

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the Federal Reserve actually do? Explore the three main responsibilities of the Fed—setting monetary policy, regulating and supervising banks, and acting as a bank for the federal government—with a short and engaging video.
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World War I: The War to End All Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look into the life of Woodrow Wilson, US president during World War I. Although he promised "A war to end all wars," and helped create the Treaty of Versailles, the US went back to war in 1939.
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End of WWI: The Treaty of Versailles

For Students 6th - 8th
After learning about the causes and closure of WWI, hand out this resource on that outlines the differences between Wilson's 14 Point Plan and the Treaty of Versailles. The class reads the information provided then analyzes two political...
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The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations: League of Nations Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Woodrow Wilson's ideas for peace and the League of Nations. They examine how he garnered supported of it by looking at images and discussing their context.
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United States Entry into World War I: Two Diametrically Opposed Views

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze the events leading to U.S. entry into World War I. They read a speech by President Wilson and an opposition speech, list the reasons each gives for American entry into the war, and complete a Venn diagram.
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United States Entry into World War I: A Documentary Chronology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a unit of lessons on the events that led to U.S. involvement in WWI. They complete a Webquest, conduct research, complete a Venn diagram, read and discuss the reasons for entering the war, and create a slideshow.
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A Flawed Peace

For Teachers 10th - 11th
The Paris Peace Conference, the Big Four, and the Treaty of Versailles are all covered in this presentation. Clearly outlined and well-put-together, this is a winning complement to your next lesson on the Flawed Peace.
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The Treaty of Versailles: June 1919

For Teachers 10th - 11th
There were four key players involved with the Treaty of Versailles. Present information and critical thinking questions regarding Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd-George, Georges Clemenceau, and Vittorio Orlando. Included also are lists of...
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The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations: League of Nations Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe Woodrow Wilson's concepts for peace and the League of Nations and efforts to foster American support for it.
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The Embodied Presidency Wilson

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students take a closer look at U.S. intervention in Mexico. In this 20th century history lesson plan, students examine primary documents to consider why the United States entered the Mexican War and then write DBQ essays on the topic.
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The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations: Five Camps: From Voices of Consent to Voices of Dissent

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students explore and discuss Woodrow Wilson's concepts for peace and the League of Nations. They understand efforts made to foster American support for the League and discuss the opposition shown in the Senate.
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United States Entry into World War I: Some Hypotheses About U.S. Entry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars determine the most compelling evidence explaining why the U.S. entered WWI. They read and discuss a handout of reasons why the U.S. entered the war, and take a poll as to which reason was the most compelling.