Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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Matilda Brown, one of Truman's teachers

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White House First Ladies

Students will compare and contrast First Ladies

Author: Kevin Harmon
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Textbook Editor

Students will analyze primary documents about the Truman administration and create a textbook page.

Author: Robert Brosseau
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Missouri's role in WWI

Students will conduct a local history project for WWI. They will create a presentation about Missouri’s role in WWI.

Author: Brooke Rich
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Recognition of Israel

Role playing activity in which students will portray historical figures who were influential in the U.S. recognition of the state of Israel.

Author: Jared Werges
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Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, and the Daughters of the American Revolution

Analyzing Elanor Roosevelt and her role in the early civil rights movement

Author: John F. Gardner
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