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50 reviewed resources for anti war protests

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The Vietnam War 1954-1975

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss the full travesty of the Vietnam War. Whether it's for history class, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day, this slide show is sure to make an impact on learners in the upper grades. Vivid images, concise language, and the complete...
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Speaking Out Against War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research on the Web and in other venues to track the Iraq war protests high school students have joined or even led. Students interview students in your community who have joined protests or expressed their views in other ways...
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The Vietnam War (1945 – 1975)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Have you ever wanted to do something so perfectly you wound up not doing it well at all? Young historians use primary and secondary documents to analyze the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. The issues surrounding the...
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Life In The Tomb - WW1 Author Stratis Myrivilis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most learners likely are not familiar with Statis Myrivilis or his anti-war writings, but his works spur scholars to debate over the role of protest literature in wartime. While the video does situate Myrivilis within the context of the...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. High schoolers also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those...
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Why Is This Painting so Shocking?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guernica stands as a masterpiece of anti-war art. The narrator of a short video examines the images in Picasso's massive, complex, and disturbing painting and offers an explanation of what the images may symbolize.
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Speaking Out Against War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the affect the Iraq War has had on citizens taking advantage of their right to express themselves through non-violent protests and pledges of resistance. They research and discuss local community and school events and...
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Lincoln's Spot Resolutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the controversy and varying points of view leading up to the 19th century Mexican War. They research examples of anti-war movements throughout history and write editorials about their findings.
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
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Vietnam War Wikispace Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Vietnam War worksheet, students link to the Vietnam War Wikispaces site and then respond to 21 short answer questions using the information presented in the wiki.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Censorship, Silencing an Anti-War Voice

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze political cartoons with anti-war messages and respond to 5 talking point questions.
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Breaking News English: Iraq War Protests in Washington DC

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, learners read "Iraq War Protests in Washington DC," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Why Did America Lose the Vietnam War?

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Vietnam study guide worksheet, students locate reasons that the United States lost the Vietnam War. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on their worksheet as well as their textbook reading.
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Rockin’ the World: Rock and Roll and Social Protest in 20th Century America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore protest songs. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students examine issues-based music by summarizing lyrics and revealing inferences, generalizations, conclusions, and points of view found in the songs.
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Die Weisse Rose: German History

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners conduct research on a German anti-Nazi group named "Die Weisse Rose", the White Rose, that eventually lost their lives for their resistance to Nazi rule. They view films, access the Internet, prepare responsive narratives to the...
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First Amendment or Treason?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students investigate the meaning of the First Amendments right of freedom of speech. They examine the anti-war movement that occurred during the 1960's in response to the war in Vietnam. While studying primary sources, they determine how...
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Anti-Vietnam War Movement Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars examine reasons why many Americans opposed the Vietnam War. In this world history lesson plan, students view a Powerpoint of anti-war images and a timeline of events that led to the war. Young scholars examine speeches...
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1960's Protest Songs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
By learning about 1960's protest songs, and the politics of the era, students can broaden their understanding of music and history.
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African Americans and the Vietnam War

For Teachers 11th
No need to look any further. This resource has everything for a solid exploration of the role of African Americans in the Vietnam War. Class members read primary sources, including a Martin Luther King speech, political cartoons of the...
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Schenck vs. United States

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Freedom of speech isn't always guaranteed. Scholars investigate a Supreme Court case that brought to light the limits of the First Amendment. Viewers explore the issue of wartime rhetoric and how it changes the rules of free speech. 
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TB - Lusitania Day (1916)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after brainstorming all the different types of propaganda, explore, analyze and study the nature, origin and purpose of propaganda and how its aims are achieved. They assess how the sinking of the Lusitania was manipulated by...
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Lessons from the Holocaust; Hitler's Germany

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore Nazi Germany by completing several worksheets. In this Adolf Hitler lesson, students identify Hitler's role in the holocaust, his role in the German community and his mindset. Students read the poem "The Hangman" by...
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The Holocaust: Exploring Active Citizenship through Resistors and Rescuers

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Resist, assist, rescue. As part of their study of the World War II Holocaust, class members research citizens who chose to actively oppose Hitler and the Nazi party.
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Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching...