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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
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Cold War into Guerilla War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Cold War and the War on Terror. In this American history lesson, students research print and nonprint resources regarding both wars. Student compare the experiences of youth at the time so both the Cold War and War...
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Al Qaeda & the Taliban: What threat to the U.S.?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the War on Terror. In this national security instructional activity, students read articles about the War on Terror and President Obama's foreign policy. High schoolers respond to discussion questions and debate...
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The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
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Globalization at the Turn of the Millennium

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Current topics, trends, and the way things have changed with the dawning of a globalized society are covered in this resource. The slide show touches on the causes and effects of a global political and economic market, and the emergence...
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Propaganda - 9/11 and the War on Terrorism

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Propaganda is an important topic that most high school social studies teachers address. Here, students compare and contrast methods of public persuasion during WWII with those used in the contemporary War on Terror. Research, discussion,...
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War, and Peace?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students consider how the war in Iraq has changed life for Iraqis. In this current events lesson plan, students visit selected websites to investigate how the war has affected the citizens of Iraq and participate in a map skills game.
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To War or Not to War?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research and compare the similarities and differences between WWI, WWII and the War on Terror. They discuss and write about the social, economical and political climate prior to and during these conflicts.
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Motivating the Population: Propaganda during World War I

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did the government garner support for World War I? As part of a study of The War to End All Wars, class members analyze propaganda posters from the time and identify the persuasive devises use to generate sympathy and support....
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War and Religion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine world conflicts. In this War on Terrorism instructional activity, students investigate the criteria of just wars and then determine whether the War on Terrorism fits into the category.
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Students’ Response to 9/11—A Documentary Report

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians research the devastating attacks of 9/11 and use that information to script their own documentaries. The follow-up activity includes recording the documentary and conducting classmate interviews, 
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The U.S. in Afghanistan: Analyzing Political Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars take a closer look at the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. In this global issues lesson, students analyze political cartoons related to the War on Terror. Young scholars discuss their impressions of the war and then create...
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World History/Current Events Activity

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students define the term terrorist, and examine how terrorist methods are used to promote fear and endanger the lives of innocent individuals. They analyze why President Bush has declared war on terrorism, and write essays on terrorism.
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In Search of Al Qaeda

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a PBS Frontline video online entitled, "In Search of Al Qaeda." They complete pre-viewing activities in which they examine the use of primary sources. They look at the key groups and individuals and the history of...
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Kabul's Troubles

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the many political changes that Afghanistan has endured over the past century in order to better assess the impact of the recent fleeing of the Taliban from the capital of Kabul.
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Terrorism, War, and Bush 43

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It can be difficult to reach and cover the events of the twenty-first century in a United States history course; in such cases, this is a fantastic video to refer to in order to provide a quick synopsis of recent American history, while...
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Reporting on World War I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Throughout history, newspapers have reported the events of the day as they unfolded. Using primary and secondary sources from World War I, scholars uncover how the American people learned of the events of the War to End All Wars. History...
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War and Religion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze perspectives of war. In this war and religion lesson, students collaborate to research anti-war and pacifist positions on war as well as "just war" theory. Students compose essays regarding perspectives of war.
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Japanese Imperialism and Pearl Harbor: The U.S. Enters the War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students draw comparisons between the attack on Pearl Harbor and the September 11th terrorist attacks. In this Pearl Harbor lesson, students read about Japanese Imperialism and and the Pearl Harbor attack. Students discuss the parallels...
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The Cold War and Development of Post-War America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view examples of political advertisements during the years of 1952 through 1964. After viewing, they discuss how the Cold War and the threat of Communism affected the development of the United States. They compare the Cold War...
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Life on the American Homefront

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the conditions of the homefront during World War II. Using propaganda, they discuss its role and how it affected people who viewed it. They identify the role citizens played during the war and create their own...
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Analyzing Political Campaign Commercials

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Imagine a lesson that models for learners how to separate facts from opinions. How to detect bias. How to evaluate a source of information. How to identify propaganda. Although designed for middle schoolers, the activities in this packet...
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The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All...

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