Primary Source Worksheet: Citizen Letters to President and Mrs. Roosevelt Concerning the Depression
A letter addressed to President Roosevelt and another addressed to Eleanor Roosevelt offer insight not only into these two amazing historical figures, but also into the struggles people faced during the Great Depression.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
New Review Evolution of the Presidency: Theodore Roosevelt to Franklin D. Roosevelt
How much power should a president be allowed to exert? Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt exercised their power according to their interpretations of the United States Constitution, and these interpretations affected the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot Lessons
The Roosevelt family was one of the most influential and prominent political forces in the 20th century, leaving behind a wide-ranging legacy of conservation, progressivism, and economic growth. Learn more about President Theodore...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: US History Review
A million dollars is a lot of money, but understanding US history and government is priceless. Play the millionaire-style game as a US history review. There are 15 questions focused on the US Constitution, state history, branches of the...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
15 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History
US History Overview 2 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression
Ambitiously spanning American history from 1865 to 1941, this video discusses and clarifies topics such as women's suffrage, the sinking of the Maine, and the development of America as a world empire. Maps and photographs will engage...
14 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Dear Miss Breed
This compelling plan based on the letters in the book Dear Miss Breed engages readers in learning what it was like for Japanese Americans following the attacks at Pearl Harbor. After reading the letters, young scholars will partake in...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Roosevelt's Legacy: Conservation
The legacy of Theodore Roosevelt carries through modern American politics, economics, foreign policy, and society. But his proudest and most profound efforts were in the world of conservation, and in preserving the natural beauty of...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
WWII - US to Arm Allies
Before joining World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the military policy to lend-lease, meaning that the US would distribute artillery without requiring immediate payment. What are the benefits to changing this policy? What are the...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Dear Mrs. Roosevelt--Letters from Children
This is a fascinating site with lesson plans relating to the thousands of letters written by American children to Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt during the Depression. An excellent resource for American history or government classes.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History