NATO's bombing of Kosovo: Humanitarian Action or Unwarranted Aggression?
Students examine the impact of NATO bombing of Kosovo on the Serbians and ethnic Albanians. They conduct Internet research, answer discussion questions, and present their findings in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.
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WWII Project Outline
Work together as a class and get to know the ins and outs of World War II with this engaging collaborative project. Class members are broken into groups to research particular war topics, from life on the home front to the Holocaust and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
NATO: After the Cold War
Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) formed, and what is its mission? Learners discuss NATO's participation in various events throughout the Cold War, as well as work in groups to analyze whether those responses were...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Should President Truman Do?
After reading the article Choices: Truman, Hirohito, and the Atomic Bomb, class members engage in a simulation, assume the role of President Truman or one of his advisors, and discuss the options open to the president. The exercise...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Jimmy Carter: Civic Action, Lesson 1
Inspired by the humanitarian work of President Jimmy Carter after he left office, high schoolers explore the history of civic action in the United States and generate ideas about problems at the local, national, and international levels....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
To Drop the Bomb or Not to Drop the Bomb
Students determine whether they would have dropped the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students act as advisors to the president with written...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History