The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

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An interactive resource covers all of the United States' most prominent and influential historic wars including the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the War of 1812, and the Korean War. Learners observe cause and effect as well as how violence changes a country over time. They use the interactive timeline to click on a particular war, where they can open an exhibit and view varying artifacts, statistics, and other interesting information.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Showcase the timeline at the end of the year, especially during final exam season, to help learners refresh their knowledge of the material
  • Create a compare and contrast or scavenger hunt interactive activity that encourages scholars to search for material in the timeline
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires Internet access through a computer lab or another means of Wi-Fi for multiple devices
Pros

  • The resource enables pupils to work at their own pace
  • Ease of use makes it perfect for simplified learning
  • The timeline helps put history into context and showcases a holistic viewpoint of past events
Cons

  • None