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Iraq: War and Peace Activities

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Address conflicting arguments with middle schoolers. They interpret different viewpoints for the Iraq War. After expressing their ideas about the Iraq War, they defend their viewpoint and participate in a persuasive argument for their...
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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Here is an online interactive reading comprehension activity where pupils respond to 11 short-answer and essay questions based on War and Peace. They  may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the bottom of the page.
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The Cold War: Eisenhower’s “Chance for Peace”

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Examine a section of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's address "Chance for Peace." A selection from the text is included at the top of the page. Class members respond to three questions about specific lines of the address, picking apart...
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Poetry of War and Peace

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss the poem "In Flanders Fields," then write poems evoking images of peacetime. They practice the techniques of writing poetry while using textual imagery to create visual images.
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Background to the Conflict: Pre-Civil War Days

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The American Civil War was a complex test of a relatively young democracy in the mid-nineteenth century. Discuss the events and factors that led to the Civil War with a thorough slideshow presentation.
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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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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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The Soldier’s Experience—Vietnam versus World War I

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Vietnam War and World War I were two very important—and different—wars. To understand the differences, and similarities, class members watch videos, examine primary source documents, and then create a newscast that examines the...
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Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American...
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Let There Be Peace: Nobel Prize Winners

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the Nobel Peace Prize? After they establish criteria for great leadership, secondary learners read a New York Times article about President Jimmy Carter's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. Individuals research the...
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Marching Towards War

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The first Great War began on July 28, 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. But were there other causes? Yes, and your class will find out all about nationalism, imperialism, the Triple Alliance, and other key players...
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"Police Action": The Korean War, 1950-1953

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate facts about the war in Korea in the 1950's and attempt to classify American foreign policy as a triumph or a failure. Why the U.S. became involved and the unpopularity of the war in America forms the focus of this...
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The Cold War: The Truman Doctrine of 1947

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What was the Truman administration's position on foreign policy during the Cold War? Class members respond to an excerpt from President Harry S. Truman's "Truman Doctrine" with three questions in the space provided.
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The War of 1812: Ch 6

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore the causes and results of the War of 1812. Covered are reasons the war began, changing presidency, major battles, and The Treaty of Ghent. This presentation could be appropriate for grades 5-8, but could work for high school...
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Millionaire Review Game: Civil War Era

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Could you win a million dollars by being good at your US history? Maybe not, but kids can pretend they will, as they play Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Civil War Edition. There are 15 fantastic questions about slavery, Lincoln, the...
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Iraq: War and Peace Activities

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Hold a debate in this critical thinking and persuasion lesson. First, middle schoolers are divided into two teams. They debate the question, "Can a war ever be just?" Each team presents their side and then a vote is held for the most...
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Simulation on The Paris Peace Talks of December 1972 – January 1973

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
When warring countries come together to negotiate peace, there's so much at stake! Discover the viewpoints of the participants in the Paris Peace Talks to end the Vietnam conflict through an engaging simulation. Learners collaborate...
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History and Geography—Two World Wars

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Here's a combination textbook/workbook that examines the conditions in Europe that lead to World War I. Ideal for homeschoolers as well as classroom use.
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The End of the Cold War (1979-1991)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars use primary and secondary documents, as well as video evidence, to investigate the end of the Cold War.  After completing the final installment of an eight-part series, class members better understand the issues surrounding the...
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Cuba War and Peace: Essential Questions (2016)

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students (grades 8-12+) will understand the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, 1895-present.  Learners evaluate the role of geography, imperialism, slavery, island ethnicity, resources and...
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Cuba War and Peace: Lecture II 1952 to 2015

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students consider the causes and consequences of the Cuban Revolution, including the Batista regime, independence movements of Latin America and Cold War geopolitics. Particular attention is paid to the Eisenhower, Castro, Khrushchev and...
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Perspectives on Peace

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Is peace simply the absence of war, or is there more to the story? Young social scientists define peace in the second installment of a 15-part series. Groups work together to explore cultural concepts of peace and the peacemaking process...
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Why Should You Read Tolstoy's "War and Peace"?

For Students 9th - 12th
The famous length of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace — 15 books and 365 chapters — presents a real challenge for many readers and their teachers. So why bother? Use a short video that argues for a reading of an unabridged version of...
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Paris Peace Conference: Writing a Treaty to End World War I

For Teachers 10th
How did World War I end? Tenth graders role play as experts from countries that were involved in World War I. They write a treaty to end the war and compare it to the Treaty of Versailles.

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