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Victory and the New Order in Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A New Order in Europe calls for a new lesson plan! This third plan in a series of four sequential lessons encourages high schoolers to read primary sources about the development of the New Order and follow up their knowledge with a...
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Victory in Europe, 1944-1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the overall strategy pursued by the Allies in the final moths of World War II in Europe by examining military documents and consulting an interactive map of the European theater.
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D-Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this D-Day learning exercise, students complete activities such as complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking...
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The Allied Victory

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Key events that shaped the outcome of WWII are outlined in this well put together presentation. Easy to follow and set up in chronological order, Tenth graders will learn about the North African Campaign, Battle for Stalingrad, Invasion...
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Adolf Hitler in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Most learners are already familiar with the horror wreaked by Adolf Hitler during World War II, but few may understand the impact the Great War had on him. Hitler felt his time at the front for Germany during the Great War were some of...
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Father Victory - Georges Clemenceau

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Known as Father Victory, Georges Clemenceau's political career opens the door for classroom engagement around leadership style and the role of dissension in wartime. Clemenceau was both a censored critic of the French government and the...
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From Socialist to Fascist - Benito Mussolini in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Benito Mussolini made his mark as the Italian fascist dictator during World War II, his experiences during the Great War formed his beliefs. An informative video traces the complex narrative, covering Mussolini's early life, his...
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King George V in World War 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
King George V ascended to the throne after the long-storied Victorian era. However, as an instructive video shows, he wrestled with defining his role in the context of a world war and complex relationships with the ruling family of...
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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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D-Day: June 6, 1944

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the preparations for the invasion of France on June 6, 1944. After viewing a clip from "The War", they identify the demands and concerns of all military leaders for this invasion. They use maps to examine the...
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Reinventing Cavalry in WW1 - Bulgarian General Ivan Kolev

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
He was once erased from the history books because he was considered by communist-controlled Bulgaria, as a dangerous influence. But Bulgarian General Ivan Kolev made his mark by using horses in a time of tanks.  Use Kolev's story to help...
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George Patton and Douglas MacArthur In World War 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered about the man behind the corncob pipe? Or the brains behind the motivational speeches to troops? Young historians examine how Douglas MacArthur and George Patton cut their teeth in the battlefields of World War I....
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Josip Broz Tito in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Josip Broz Tito was the father of Yugoslavia, his service in some of the most gory moments of World War I shaped his world view. Tito's time in the army—fighting for Austria-Hungary—made him a critic of the monarchy and...
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Victory in Europe, 1944- 1945

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students articulate the overall Allied strategy for 1944-1945 and assess how successful it was. They explore the importance of the Normandy invasion to the Allied strategy, and the effectiveness of the bombing of key German cities.
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Franz Joseph I - The Father of Austria-Hungary

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do personal tragedies affect the political decisions of leaders? Franz Joseph I, the increasingly isolated emperor of the Austrian-Hungarian empire, faced several traumatic events that likely influenced his decisions in the war....
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Creating An American Army - John J. Pershing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
General John J. Pershing wasn't as charismatic as other military leaders during World War I, but he was probably the most significant in shaping America's entry into the conflict. While focusing on his personal role, a discussion of...
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Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria could have been a successful leader, but his aspirations for war led him to eventual exile. Bulgaria—part of the Balkan powder keg—has a complicated history. Unravel the events to help your budding historians...
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Edith Cavell - Not A Martyr But A Nurse

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Was British nurse Edith Cavell a spy? Just doing her job? A martyr and saint? Perhaps all of the above? Edith Cavell was executed by a hastily arranged firing squad for helping wounded British soldiers in German-occupied Belgium during...
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Defender of Gallipoli - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is considered the Father of the Turks, and his picture is still proudly displayed in homes and businesses throughout modern Turkey. Despite being a symbol of Turkish identity, Ataturk didn't begin formal schooling...
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Maria Bochkareva and the 1st Russian Women's Battalion of Death

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A woman in a man's war, Maria Bochkareva led a battalion of females who pledged to fight for Russia unto the death. An informative video highlights the ways her international celebrity inspired other countrymen and women to sacrifice...
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The Last Hussar - August von Mackensen

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Described as a life less ordinary, August von Mackensen was one of Germany's key generals during World War I. Detailed in its approach, an informative video describes his military career, along with some of his doubts about the conflict...
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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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Serbian Field Marshal Stepa Stepanovic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Stepa Stepanovic is hardly a household name, but an intriguing video biography demonstrates the role he played in shaping Serbia's history and entry into the war. Stepanovic is well known in Serbia as an advocate for his troops. Covered...
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Rasputin - The Man Behind The Tsarina

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Master of the occult? Glutton and debaucher? Puppet master of the Russian royal family? Accidental instigator of the Russian Revolution? Historians debate the role of Rasputin, the advisor to Tsarina Alexandra, wife of the last czar of...