A Nation Repays Its Debt: The National Soldiers' Home and Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio

Students examine the steps the government followed to take care of its veterans after the Civil War. Using the Dayton's Soldier Home as an example, they discover its success in launching a nationwide system. They list factors that created the standards for burials. They research a veteran's grave in their local community and write the biography on the life of the veteran.

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6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
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