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Matilda Brown, one of Truman's teachers

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Letters to a President

Prohibition and the Constitution

Historical Photographs of Independence: Harry S. Truman and the "Road" to the Presidency

1948 Timeline

Recognition of Israel

Berlin Airlift

World War One in Songs and Pictures

Music in a Wartime Culture: Comparing the Music of WWI and the Current War on Terrorism

WWI Magazine Activity

Choice Board

A look at the US and USSR foreign policy in 1947

A Family Perspective: Letters from Harry to Bess Truman

The Interview: Oral History-First Person Accounts: What to Ask and How to Ask

Three Branches of Government

Analyzing a Political Comic Book Prepared for the 1948 Campaign

Harry S. Truman and the Road To the Presidency

Developing Questioning Skills by Investigating Political Cartoons

How Important Is What Happened In Kansas and Missouri to the Coming Civil War?

Brown Vs. Quantrill: Is Violence Justified?

Introduction to Mr. John Brown

Perspective is Everything Using Primary Sources to Learn about History

Former Slaves Making America A Better Place for All

Analyzing American Aid in the Face of Fear

The United Nations; who they are and why they have your back; or do they?

Why Support the Marshall Plan?

Women's Suffrage and Why We Vote

Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka

Reading Primary Sources

Life During the Nifty Fifties - Was it really all that Nifty?

For the love of the game and country

George Orwell's Animal Farm

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

A Chronology of Terrorism

The Lives and Legacies of our Presidents and First Ladies through a Wax Museum Presentation

Influential First Ladies

Tweet It!: Truman's Big Decision Edition

White House First Ladies

Civil War Turning Points

Desegregation of the Military

World War I and Wheat Farmers

Mr. Postman Deliver the Letter

8

Letters to a President

Prohibition and the Constitution

Harry Truman - 1920s Road Building

KC Jazz of 20s and 30s

Historical Photographs of Independence: Harry S. Truman and the "Road" to the Presidency

How does music impact culture?

Berlin Airlift

1948 Timeline

Recognition of Israel

Berlin Airlift

World War One in Songs and Pictures

Music in a Wartime Culture: Comparing the Music of WWI and the Current War on Terrorism

WWI Magazine Activity

Choice Board

World War I Poetry

A look at the US and USSR foreign policy in 1947

A Family Perspective: Letters from Harry to Bess Truman

UN Declaration Of Human Rights

Nuremberg Trials

War Crimes

The Nuremberg Trials: Who Should be put on Trial?

Korean War Propaganda

America's Entry into Korean War

LBJ-- Escalation in Vietnam and Domestic programs

Marking Time

Fallout Shelter

The Interview: Oral History-First Person Accounts: What to Ask and How to Ask

Three Branches of Government

Analyzing a Political Comic Book Prepared for the 1948 Campaign

Harry S. Truman and the Road To the Presidency

Developing Questioning Skills by Investigating Political Cartoons

How Important Is What Happened In Kansas and Missouri to the Coming Civil War?

Jayhawkers and Bushwhackers Raiders

Bushwhacker or Jayhawker?

Lecompton Constitution

Analyzing George Caleb Bingham Order No. 11

Guerrilla Season Book Study

Kansas in the American Civil War

Former Slaves Making America A Better Place for All

The Marshall Plan through Political Cartoons

The United Nations; who they are and why they have your back; or do they?

George Washington's Farewell Address: Did the U.S. Take His Advice?

Truman and Israel

Women's Suffrage and Why We Vote

Protecting our Posterity from the Prejudices of our Past

Reading Primary Sources

Life During the Nifty Fifties - Was it really all that Nifty?

For the love of the game and country

George Orwell's Animal Farm

The Atomic Bomb

Remembering Hiroshima

Comparing Campaign Speeches Given in Salt Lake City during the 1948 Presidential Campaign

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

Predicting the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Campaigns through the Decades and Evolution of Media

How Images Can Affect Perspectives of the Lincoln Conspirators

Election Memorabilia, Posters, Cartoons

Scrapbooking the 2016 Presidential Election

A Chronology of Terrorism

Presidential Bracketology

Evaluating a Campaign Slogan: The 1948 Presidential Election

Political Propaganda: Icons, Slogans, and Imagery in Presidential Elections

Gettysburg Address Close Read

The Lives and Legacies of our Presidents and First Ladies through a Wax Museum Presentation

Presidential Decision Making: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Influential First Ladies

First Ladies Interview

Build your own cabinet

Tweet It!: Truman's Big Decision Edition

White House First Ladies

Civil War Turning Points

Gerald Ford and the Vietnam War

Cabinet Reflective Experience

Indiana - Mother of Vice Presidents

Desegregation of the Military

American Propaganda in the Great War

Propaganda vs Patriotism

World War I and Wheat Farmers

The Hello Girls in World War I

Mr. Postman Deliver the Letter

9

The Red Scare through Political Cartoons & Satire

Letters to a President

Historical Photographs of Independence: Harry S. Truman and the "Road" to the Presidency

Race and Society in Professional Baseball: 1880s-1972

Emma Goldman: A Fight For Women and Equal Rights

Berlin Airlift

Recognition of Israel

Berlin Airlift

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Desegregation and Civil Rights Lesson Plan

Israel

Berlin Airlift

HUAC

1948-Berlin Airlift

What Would You Do? Desegregating the Military Lesson Plan

World War One in Songs and Pictures

Music in a Wartime Culture: Comparing the Music of WWI and the Current War on Terrorism

Choice Board

Propaganda and the Sinking of the Lusitania

U.S. Mobilization in the Great War

A Soldier's Story

World War One Trenches

Analysis of Popular Culture

Analysis of Popular Culture Part Two

Aerial Photography

Women and World War One

Truman, World War One and Desegregation

The Human Cost of War: The Responsibility of the Leadership in World War I

Europe and the Cold War

NSC 68 and the Patriot Act

To Fire or not to Fire - Presidential Simulation

A look at the US and USSR foreign policy in 1947

A Family Perspective: Letters from Harry to Bess Truman

Cold War Study Unit

UN Declaration Of Human Rights

Nuremberg Trials

Korean War Propaganda

Who's the Boss?

The Korean War through the Perspectives of Political Cartoons and Political Posters

Korean War

Cuban Missile Crisis

LBJ Diaries

Vietnam- Dien Bien Phu, origins of the war, and early U.S. involvement

U.S Foreign Policy and the United Nations

The Interview: Oral History-First Person Accounts: What to Ask and How to Ask

Analyzing a Political Comic Book Prepared for the 1948 Campaign

Harry S. Truman and the Road To the Presidency

Analyzing Primary Sources

Teaching Unit: Analyzing State of the Union Messages

Atomic Bomb-Truman Press Release-August 6, 1945

Independence and the Opening of the West

Developing Questioning Skills by Investigating Political Cartoons

The campaign and election of 1948-Digital Scrapbook

George Marshall

German Surrender: Radio address and teaching activity

The Great Depression Essay

Truman and the Holocaust

Introduction to Migratory Farm Labor

The Border War: Local, National, and Historical Perspectives

Weapons of War

Lincoln and Executive Powers

Civil War Facebook

Kansas: to be free or not to be that is the question

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Northern and Southern Civil War Strategies and Missouri's Legacy: 1861-1865

Lecompton Constitution

Former Slaves Making America A Better Place for All

Harry S. Truman and Civil Rights

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Propaganda Techniques and Harry S. Truman's St. Louis 1948 Reelection Speech

Analyzing the Marshall Plan Speech

Marshall Plan Oral Histories

The Marshall Plan; What if it happened here?

Hoover and Truman Working Together to Bring Post War Aid to Europe

Cold War Origins in Europe and the Truman Doctrine Speech

The Marshall Plan from the Perspective Political Cartoons and Posters

Six Day War

Recognition of Israel

Global Connections: Using US Involvement in the Middle East

The Fight for Freedom for Women and Children in Afghanistan

The Role Imperialism Played in the Formation of the State of Israel

Factors Contributing to US recognition of Israel

Political Independence and Territorial Integrity For All

We Can Work It Out; or Can We?

Women and American Revolution vs. Women and Islamic Revolution Critical Reading Strategies and Socratic Seminar

American Revolution vs. Arab Spring: Teaching with Primary and Secondary Source Documents

To Do or Not To Do: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Recognition of the New State of Israel

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Why did Truman authorize de facto recognition of Israel on May 14, 1948?

African American Women in the Military during WWII

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Compare and Contrast the Civil Rights Accomplishments of the Truman Administration and the Eisenhower Administration

The DePriest Tea Incident and the Social Integration of the White House

Women's Suffrage and Why We Vote

Racial Politics in the 1920s

Truman and Civil Rights

To Desegregate the United States military or not ...

The Presidential Desegregation Movement: The role of the President in relation to Desegregation

DePriest Tea Incident

Desegregating Armed Forces

In the Name of

Civil Rights and the Supreme Court

Civil Rights After Baseball: The Presidential Responses to Jackie Robinson

News From the Camps: Journals/Diaries from Japanese Internees

Impact of Air Raids on Tokyo

Home Was a Horse Stall

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 1

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 2

FDR and Pearl Harbor

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

What if .... End of WWII in the Pacific

The Origins of the Cold War

World War II as a Watershed in Race relations

Essential Question: Was Truman's Decision to drop the bomb, to end the War in the Pacific, Justified or Not?

Did FDR's weakening health lead Stalin to believe that Eastern Europe was, his for the taking?

Cold War Visual Analysis and Presentation

For the love of the game and country

Comparing the United States Bill of Rights and the United Nations

Japanese Internment Camps

Displaced Persons in the Aftermath of World War II

Atrocities on Trial

The Angel of Theresienstadt

George Orwell's Animal Farm

Baseball Goes to War, 1941-1945

Truman's Commission on Civil Rights

Analyzing the Decision to Drop the Bomb

Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Issues

President Truman's Civil Rights Policies Leading to Desegregation of the Military

World War II Camps

Impact of Atomic Bomb Test on New Mexico

Find that Phrase

World War II and the Atomic Bomb

Remembering Hiroshima

What are They Thinking? The 1948 Election

A Time for Greatness: Tone Analysis of Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speeches

Persuading the Public: The Presidential Elections of 1976, 1980, and 1984

Considering the 1860 Election

Make Nixon President in 1960

Truman and the Cold War

Comparing Campaign Speeches Given in Salt Lake City during the 1948 Presidential Campaign

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

Predicting the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Campaigns through the Decades and Evolution of Media

How Images Can Affect Perspectives of the Lincoln Conspirators

Election Memorabilia, Posters, Cartoons

Scrapbooking the 2016 Presidential Election

A Chronology of Terrorism

Presidential Bracketology

Warren G. Harding and the 1920 Election: Women Pave the Way

Legacy of Pendleton Civil Service Act - Election of 1884

Evaluating a Campaign Slogan: The 1948 Presidential Election

Political Propaganda: Icons, Slogans, and Imagery in Presidential Elections

From Paper Lanterns to Pop Up Ads: Evaluating the evolution and influence of media on presidential campaigns

Ending the War in Japan: Evaluating the options available to Truman

FDR's Presidential Elections

To Free the Slaves

Lesson Plan Using Primary Sources to Start ELA Writing Journal/Storytelling

Lesson Plan Martha Washington and the Colonial Era

Making an informed decision utilizing Primary sources

Edith Bolling Wilson: Madam President or Dutiful Wife?

Truman Declines to Comply

Colonial Social Media

Only the President lands on the South Lawn

The Lives and Legacies of our Presidents and First Ladies through a Wax Museum Presentation

Role of the First Lady to the President and in the White House

Presidential Decision Making: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Wild About Harry's Library and Museum

Harry (and Bess) Truman's Excellent Adventure

Influential First Ladies

Letters to a President: How to Navigate the Growing Concerns of the Great Depression?

First Ladies Interview

Build your own cabinet

Tweet It!: Truman's Big Decision Edition

Cold War Tensions Between the US and the USSR

Civil War Turning Points

Gerald Ford and the Vietnam War

Cabinet Reflective Experience

Indiana - Mother of Vice Presidents

Desegregation of the Military

First Ladies, Vice Presidents, and Presidential Advisors - The real Influence on the Presidency

American Intervention in Russia 1918-1920

The Great Migration Lesson Plan

American Propaganda in the Great War

Truth in History and The Battle of Who Run

Propaganda vs Patriotism

Analyzing Wilson's Address to Congress Requesting a Declaration of War with Germany

WWI Poetry: Wilfred Owen

World War I and Wheat Farmers

The World War I experience of Harry Truman

African Americans in World War I

Where does your loyalty lie?

The Hello Girls in World War I

The US Media and the Armenian Massacre

An Uphill Battle: Fighting Injustice on the Home Front During WWI

The Power of Persuasion: Press and Propaganda During World War I

African Americans in World War I

World War I Trial

Great War Press Conference

Total War: Causes and Consequences through Images

Democracy in Russia

African American Experience in France

How did the Flu Epidemic of 1918 change the World?

War: is it worth it?

Missouri's role in WWI

You're the Author: WWI Propaganda Creation Project

Changes for the Ages: WWI Technology & Its Impact

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The Red Scare through Political Cartoons & Satire

Create Your Own DBQ

Letters to a President

Historical Photographs of Independence: Harry S. Truman and the "Road" to the Presidency

League of Nations Fishbowl Debate

The Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations

Race and Society in Professional Baseball: 1880s-1972

Emma Goldman: A Fight For Women and Equal Rights

Berlin Airlift

Political Platforms

Lesson Plans for Candy Bomber Activity

Truman Doctrine

Berlin Airlift

1948 Election: Rockwell Painting

Recognition of Israel

Recognition of the State of Israel

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Berlin Airlift

HUAC

1948-Berlin Airlift

What Would You Do? Desegregating the Military Lesson Plan

Recognition of Israel

Berlin Airlift

World War One Map Activity

World War One in Songs and Pictures

Captain Truman's World War I Letters

World War I Posters

Music in a Wartime Culture: Comparing the Music of WWI and the Current War on Terrorism

Choice Board

Propaganda and the Sinking of the Lusitania

U.S. Mobilization in the Great War

Causes of World War I

World War I as a Pivotal Point in History

Captain Harry Truman

A Soldier's Story

World War One Trenches

Analysis of Popular Culture

Analysis of Popular Culture Part Two

The Human Cost of War: The Responsibility of the Leadership in World War I

Europe and the Cold War

NSC 68 and the Patriot Act

To Fire or not to Fire - Presidential Simulation

A Family Perspective: Letters from Harry to Bess Truman

Cold War Study Unit

Atomic Bomb

McCarthyism

Cold War competition for power

UN Declaration Of Human Rights

Nuremberg Trials

Socratic Seminar Project on the Beginning of US Involvement in the Korean War

The Korean War through the Perspectives of Political Cartoons and Political Posters

Korean War

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis Spy

The Cuban Missile Crisis in 10 Steps

LBJ Diaries

Famous Photographs of the Vietnam War: Images that Influenced Peoples' Opinions About the War

Vietnam- Dien Bien Phu, origins of the war, and early U.S. involvement

U.S Foreign Policy and the United Nations

The Interview: Oral History-First Person Accounts: What to Ask and How to Ask

Analyzing a Political Comic Book Prepared for the 1948 Campaign

Harry S. Truman and the Road To the Presidency

President Truman's Acceptance Speech

Analyzing Primary Sources

Teaching Unit: Analyzing State of the Union Messages

Atomic Bomb-Truman Press Release-August 6, 1945

Independence and the Opening of the West

Pictures of the Berlin Airlift: Primary Sources (Photos and Cartoons) to Motivate Learning

Developing Questioning Skills by Investigating Political Cartoons

The campaign and election of 1948-Digital Scrapbook

George Marshall

German Surrender: Radio address and teaching activity

The Great Depression Essay

Truman and the Holocaust

Introduction to Migratory Farm Labor

A Slice of Life: A Look at the Soldier and his Family During the Civil War

The Border War: Local, National, and Historical Perspectives

Primary Documents and American History

Weapons of War

Lincoln and Executive Powers

Civil War Facebook

Kansas: to be free or not to be that is the question

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Order Number 11: Which Side are You On?

Fiction Books and the Civil War

Lecompton Constitution

Former Slaves Making America A Better Place for All

Harry S. Truman and Civil Rights

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Propaganda Techniques and Harry S. Truman's St. Louis 1948 Reelection Speech

Analyzing the Marshall Plan Speech

Marshall Plan Oral Histories

The Marshall Plan; What if it happened here?

Hoover and Truman Working Together to Bring Post War Aid to Europe

Cold War Origins in Europe and the Truman Doctrine Speech

The Marshall Plan from the Perspective Political Cartoons and Posters

Six Day War

Recognition of Israel

Global Connections: Using US Involvement in the Middle East

The Fight for Freedom for Women and Children in Afghanistan

The Role Imperialism Played in the Formation of the State of Israel

Factors Contributing to US recognition of Israel

We Can Work It Out; or Can We?

Women and American Revolution vs. Women and Islamic Revolution Critical Reading Strategies and Socratic Seminar

American Revolution vs. Arab Spring: Teaching with Primary and Secondary Source Documents

To Do or Not To Do: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Recognition of the New State of Israel

The Lemon Tree: A Case Study on the Creation of the State of Israel (1948)

Why did Truman authorize de facto recognition of Israel on May 14, 1948?

African American Women in the Military during WWII

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Compare and Contrast the Civil Rights Accomplishments of the Truman Administration and the Eisenhower Administration

The DePriest Tea Incident and the Social Integration of the White House

To Desegregate the United States military or not ...

The Presidential Desegregation Movement: The role of the President in relation to Desegregation

DePriest Tea Incident

Desegregating Armed Forces

In the Name of

Civil Rights and the Supreme Court

Civil Rights After Baseball: The Presidential Responses to Jackie Robinson

News From the Camps: Journals/Diaries from Japanese Internees

Why Am I Here?...Truman's Decision To Drop The Atomic Bomb

America's Role In The World...Truman Leads The Way To The Present AND Future.

Impact of Air Raids on Tokyo

Home Was a Horse Stall

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 1

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 2

FDR and Pearl Harbor

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

What if .... End of WWII in the Pacific

The Origins of the Cold War

World War II as a Watershed in Race relations

Essential Question: Was Truman's Decision to drop the bomb, to end the War in the Pacific, Justified or Not?

Did FDR's weakening health lead Stalin to believe that Eastern Europe was, his for the taking?

Cold War Visual Analysis and Presentation

For the love of the game and country

Comparing the United States Bill of Rights and the United Nations

Japanese Internment Camps

Displaced Persons in the Aftermath of World War II

Atrocities on Trial

The Angel of Theresienstadt

George Orwell's Animal Farm

Baseball Goes to War, 1941-1945

Truman's Commission on Civil Rights

Analyzing the Decision to Drop the Bomb

Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Issues

President Truman's Civil Rights Policies Leading to Desegregation of the Military

World War II Camps

Impact of Atomic Bomb Test on New Mexico

Find that Phrase

World War II and the Atomic Bomb

Remembering Hiroshima

What are They Thinking? The 1948 Election

A Time for Greatness: Tone Analysis of Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speeches

Presidential Propaganda: How the candidates for President use propaganda to win election.

Presidential Election Politics: Past to Present. A focus on the Presidential elections of 1796, 1948 and 2016

Persuading the Public: The Presidential Elections of 1976, 1980, and 1984

Considering the 1860 Election

Make Nixon President in 1960

Truman and the Cold War

Comparing Campaign Speeches Given in Salt Lake City during the 1948 Presidential Campaign

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

Predicting the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Campaigns through the Decades and Evolution of Media

How Images Can Affect Perspectives of the Lincoln Conspirators

Election Memorabilia, Posters, Cartoons

Scrapbooking the 2016 Presidential Election

A Chronology of Terrorism

Presidential Bracketology

Warren G. Harding and the 1920 Election: Women Pave the Way

Legacy of Pendleton Civil Service Act - Election of 1884

Evaluating a Campaign Slogan: The 1948 Presidential Election

Political Propaganda: Icons, Slogans, and Imagery in Presidential Elections

Presidential Elections Project

From Paper Lanterns to Pop Up Ads: Evaluating the evolution and influence of media on presidential campaigns

Ending the War in Japan: Evaluating the options available to Truman

FDR's Presidential Elections

To Free the Slaves

Lesson Plan Using Primary Sources to Start ELA Writing Journal/Storytelling

Lesson Plan Martha Washington and the Colonial Era

Making an informed decision utilizing Primary sources

Edith Bolling Wilson: Madam President or Dutiful Wife?

Truman Declines to Comply

Colonial Social Media

Only the President lands on the South Lawn

The Lives and Legacies of our Presidents and First Ladies through a Wax Museum Presentation

Role of the First Lady to the President and in the White House

Presidential Decision Making: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Wild About Harry's Library and Museum

Harry (and Bess) Truman's Excellent Adventure

Influential First Ladies

Letters to a President: How to Navigate the Growing Concerns of the Great Depression?

First Ladies Interview

Build your own cabinet

Tweet It!: Truman's Big Decision Edition

Cold War Tensions Between the US and the USSR

Civil War Turning Points

Gerald Ford and the Vietnam War

Cabinet Reflective Experience

Indiana - Mother of Vice Presidents

Desegregation of the Military

First Ladies, Vice Presidents, and Presidential Advisors - The real Influence on the Presidency

American Intervention in Russia 1918-1920

The Great Migration Lesson Plan

American Propaganda in the Great War

Truth in History and The Battle of Who Run

Propaganda vs Patriotism

Analyzing Wilson's Address to Congress Requesting a Declaration of War with Germany

WWI Poetry: Wilfred Owen

World War I and Wheat Farmers

The World War I experience of Harry Truman

African Americans in World War I

Where does your loyalty lie?

The Hello Girls in World War I

The US Media and the Armenian Massacre

An Uphill Battle: Fighting Injustice on the Home Front During WWI

The Power of Persuasion: Press and Propaganda During World War I

African Americans in World War I

World War I Trial

Great War Press Conference

Total War: Causes and Consequences through Images

Democracy in Russia

African American Experience in France

How did the Flu Epidemic of 1918 change the World?

War: is it worth it?

Missouri's role in WWI

You're the Author: WWI Propaganda Creation Project

Changes for the Ages: WWI Technology & Its Impact

11

The Red Scare through Political Cartoons & Satire

Create Your Own DBQ

Historical Photographs of Independence: Harry S. Truman and the "Road" to the Presidency

Gaines v. Canada Mock Trial

League of Nations Fishbowl Debate

Comparing the Articles of Confederation and the League of Nations

Treaty of Versailles- Impact on foreign relations

Mr. Truman as a Senator

Race and Society in Professional Baseball: 1880s-1972

Emma Goldman: A Fight For Women and Equal Rights

Berlin Airlift

Lesson Plans for Conference at Yalta Activity

For Two Sticks of Gum: The Berlin Airlift

Recognition of Israel

1950 Congressional Election

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

1948 Election

Berlin Airlift

Election Activity

Berlin Airlift

HUAC

1948-Berlin Airlift

What Would You Do? Desegregating the Military Lesson Plan

Recognition of Israel

World War One in Songs and Pictures

Music in a Wartime Culture: Comparing the Music of WWI and the Current War on Terrorism

Narrative of the Great War Experience

Choice Board

Propaganda and the Sinking of the Lusitania

U.S. Mobilization in the Great War

A Soldier's Story

World War One Trenches

Analysis of Popular Culture

Analysis of Popular Culture Part Two

The Human Cost of War: The Responsibility of the Leadership in World War I

Propaganda Posters

Woodrow Wilson

Europe and the Cold War

NSC 68 and the Patriot Act

To Fire or not to Fire - Presidential Simulation

A Family Perspective: Letters from Harry to Bess Truman

Cold War Study Unit

Cold War in Asia

McCarthyism and the Cold War

UN Declaration Of Human Rights

Nuremberg Trials

Race and Ethnicity

Good Man in Hell: Rwanda and the Western Response

Nuremberg Trials

Socratic Seminar Project on the Beginning of US Involvement in the Korean War

Korean War Timeline and Journaling

Service and Sacrifice in Korea: Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun

Decision to Fire MacArthur

Conflict Analysis: Should the US join the war in Korea?

The Korean War through the Perspectives of Political Cartoons and Political Posters

Korean War

Korean War

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis Spy

Cuban Missile Crisis in Thirteen Days

Cuban Missile Crisis

Presidential Decisions for War

LBJ Diaries

The Nation in Conflict: The Vietnam War

Vietnam- Dien Bien Phu, origins of the war, and early U.S. involvement

Presidential Decisions: The Iran Hostage Crisis

Iran Hostage Crisis (1979-1981)

U.S Foreign Policy and the United Nations

The Interview: Oral History-First Person Accounts: What to Ask and How to Ask

Analyzing a Political Comic Book Prepared for the 1948 Campaign

Harry S. Truman and the Road To the Presidency

Analyzing Primary Sources

Teaching Unit: Analyzing State of the Union Messages

Atomic Bomb-Truman Press Release-August 6, 1945

Independence and the Opening of the West

Developing Questioning Skills by Investigating Political Cartoons

The campaign and election of 1948-Digital Scrapbook

George Marshall

German Surrender: Radio address and teaching activity

The Great Depression Essay

Truman and the Holocaust

The Florida Panhandle and World War I

Introduction to Migratory Farm Labor

A Slice of Life: A Look at the Soldier and his Family During the Civil War

The Border War: Local, National, and Historical Perspectives

Looking at Media Bias in the Civil War

Lincoln and War Powers

Making History Relevant Using Primary Sources

Timeline Activity 1848-1856

The Election of 1860: An Analysis of Editorial Cartoons

Primary Documents and American History

Kansas, Missouri, and the Civil War, 1854-1865

Who Moves to Kansas? The Exoduster Migration

Weapons of War

Lincoln and Executive Powers

Visit a County in the Ozarks

Problem Action Reaction for Bleeding Kansas

Evolution of Freedom of Speech

Civil War Facebook

Kansas: to be free or not to be that is the question

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Order Number 11: Which Side are You On?

Fiction Books and the Civil War

Lecompton Constitution

Not- Just-Military, Military History: the Interplay of Political and Social Influences on Civil War Battles

Popular Sovereignty or Shall Kansas Be A Free or Slave State?

News Bias Then and Now

Exodusters in Kansas

Former Slaves Making America A Better Place for All

Harry S. Truman and Civil Rights

ERP (Marshall Plan) Promotions

Source Analysis: Truman & Containment

Debate: To Go or Not To Go (Containment and the Truman Doctrine)

Problem, Action, Reaction - Cold War

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Analyzing the Marshall Plan Speech

Marshall Plan Oral Histories

Impact of New Deal programs on WWII

The Marshall Plan; What if it happened here?

Marshall Plan: Convince the American People

U.S. Policy in Latin America throughout the Cold War

Britain and the Truman Doctrine

Conflicting Views of Point IV

Hello, Mr. President

The Korean War

The Marshall Plan, Pros and Cons

Hoover and Truman Working Together to Bring Post War Aid to Europe

Realizing the Marshall Plan

Cold War Origins in Europe and the Truman Doctrine Speech

The Marshall Plan from the Perspective Political Cartoons and Posters

Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

Comparing the Truman, Eisenhower, and Monroe Doctrines

Recognize Israel? You Decide

Textbook Editor

Recognition of Israel

1953 CIA Coup in Iran

Global Connections: Using US Involvement in the Middle East

The Fight for Freedom for Women and Children in Afghanistan

The Role Imperialism Played in the Formation of the State of Israel

Factors Contributing to US recognition of Israel

We Can Work It Out; or Can We?

Women and American Revolution vs. Women and Islamic Revolution Critical Reading Strategies and Socratic Seminar

American Revolution vs. Arab Spring: Teaching with Primary and Secondary Source Documents

To Do or Not To Do: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Recognition of the New State of Israel

The Truman, Eisenhower & Nixon Doctrines: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy during the Cold War

Truman's Recognition of Israel - A Role Play

Why did Truman authorize de facto recognition of Israel on May 14, 1948?

African American Women in the Military during WWII

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Compare and Contrast the Civil Rights Accomplishments of the Truman Administration and the Eisenhower Administration

Truman and Executive Order 9981: Idealistic, Pragmatic, or Shrewd Politician?

The Feminist Movement, Then and Now

Violent vs. Non-violent Protest: Which provides the best chance to advocate positive change?

The DePriest Tea Incident and the Social Integration of the White House

Identity Politics in the 1960s and 1970s: Women & Native Americans

To Desegregate the United States military or not ...

The Presidential Desegregation Movement: The role of the President in relation to Desegregation

The Civil Rights Presidents

DePriest Tea Incident

Desegregating Armed Forces

In the Name of

Truman and Civil Rights

Civil Rights and the Supreme Court

Civil Rights After Baseball: The Presidential Responses to Jackie Robinson

News From the Camps: Journals/Diaries from Japanese Internees

Why Am I Here?...Truman's Decision To Drop The Atomic Bomb

America's Role In The World...Truman Leads The Way To The Present AND Future.

Impact of Air Raids on Tokyo

Home Was a Horse Stall

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 1

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 2

FDR and Pearl Harbor

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

What if .... End of WWII in the Pacific

The Origins of the Cold War

World War II as a Watershed in Race relations

Essential Question: Was Truman's Decision to drop the bomb, to end the War in the Pacific, Justified or Not?

Did FDR's weakening health lead Stalin to believe that Eastern Europe was, his for the taking?

Cold War Visual Analysis and Presentation

For the love of the game and country

Comparing the United States Bill of Rights and the United Nations

Japanese Internment Camps

Displaced Persons in the Aftermath of World War II

Atrocities on Trial

The Angel of Theresienstadt

George Orwell's Animal Farm

Baseball Goes to War, 1941-1945

Truman's Commission on Civil Rights

Analyzing the Decision to Drop the Bomb

Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Issues

President Truman's Civil Rights Policies Leading to Desegregation of the Military

World War II Camps

Impact of Atomic Bomb Test on New Mexico

Find that Phrase

World War II and the Atomic Bomb

Remembering Hiroshima

What are They Thinking? The 1948 Election

A Time for Greatness: Tone Analysis of Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speeches

Presidential Propaganda: How the candidates for President use propaganda to win election.

Presidential Election Politics: Past to Present. A focus on the Presidential elections of 1796, 1948 and 2016

Persuading the Public: The Presidential Elections of 1976, 1980, and 1984

Considering the 1860 Election

Make Nixon President in 1960

Truman and the Cold War

Comparing Campaign Speeches Given in Salt Lake City during the 1948 Presidential Campaign

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

Predicting the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Campaigns through the Decades and Evolution of Media

How Images Can Affect Perspectives of the Lincoln Conspirators

Election Memorabilia, Posters, Cartoons

Scrapbooking the 2016 Presidential Election

A Chronology of Terrorism

Presidential Bracketology

Warren G. Harding and the 1920 Election: Women Pave the Way

Legacy of Pendleton Civil Service Act - Election of 1884

Evaluating a Campaign Slogan: The 1948 Presidential Election

Political Propaganda: Icons, Slogans, and Imagery in Presidential Elections

Presidential Elections Project

From Paper Lanterns to Pop Up Ads: Evaluating the evolution and influence of media on presidential campaigns

Ending the War in Japan: Evaluating the options available to Truman

FDR's Presidential Elections

To Free the Slaves

Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, and the Daughters of the American Revolution

Using Photographs and Cartoons to Teach Eleanor Roosevelt's Role as First Lady and Adviser to the President

Lesson Plan Using Primary Sources to Start ELA Writing Journal/Storytelling

Lesson Plan Martha Washington and the Colonial Era

Making an informed decision utilizing Primary sources

Edith Bolling Wilson: Madam President or Dutiful Wife?

Truman Declines to Comply

Colonial Social Media

ERP (Marshall Plan) Promotions

Only the President lands on the South Lawn

Role of the First Lady to the President and in the White House

Presidential Decision Making: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Wild About Harry's Library and Museum

Harry (and Bess) Truman's Excellent Adventure

Influential First Ladies

Letters to a President: How to Navigate the Growing Concerns of the Great Depression?

First Ladies Interview

Build your own cabinet

Tweet It!: Truman's Big Decision Edition

Cold War Tensions Between the US and the USSR

Civil War Turning Points

Gerald Ford and the Vietnam War

Cabinet Reflective Experience

Indiana - Mother of Vice Presidents

Desegregation of the Military

First Ladies, Vice Presidents, and Presidential Advisors - The real Influence on the Presidency

American Intervention in Russia 1918-1920

The Great Migration Lesson Plan

American Propaganda in the Great War

Truth in History and The Battle of Who Run

Propaganda vs Patriotism

Analyzing Wilson's Address to Congress Requesting a Declaration of War with Germany

WWI Poetry: Wilfred Owen

World War I and Wheat Farmers

The World War I experience of Harry Truman

African Americans in World War I

Where does your loyalty lie?

The Hello Girls in World War I

The US Media and the Armenian Massacre

An Uphill Battle: Fighting Injustice on the Home Front During WWI

The Power of Persuasion: Press and Propaganda During World War I

African Americans in World War I

World War I Trial

Great War Press Conference

Total War: Causes and Consequences through Images

Democracy in Russia

African American Experience in France

How did the Flu Epidemic of 1918 change the World?

War: is it worth it?

Missouri's role in WWI

You're the Author: WWI Propaganda Creation Project

Changes for the Ages: WWI Technology & Its Impact

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The Red Scare through Political Cartoons & Satire

Historical Photographs of Independence: Harry S. Truman and the "Road" to the Presidency

Gaines v. Canada Mock Trial

League of Nations Fishbowl Debate

Race and Society in Professional Baseball: 1880s-1972

Emma Goldman: A Fight For Women and Equal Rights

Berlin Airlift

1948 Election Strategy

Recognition of Israel

1950 Congressional Election

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Berlin Airlift

HUAC

1948-Berlin Airlift

What Would You Do? Desegregating the Military Lesson Plan

Recognition of Israel

World War One in Songs and Pictures

Music in a Wartime Culture: Comparing the Music of WWI and the Current War on Terrorism

Narrative of the Great War Experience

Choice Board

Propaganda and the Sinking of the Lusitania

U.S. Mobilization in the Great War

A Soldier's Story

World War One Trenches

Analysis of Popular Culture

Analysis of Popular Culture Part Two

The Human Cost of War: The Responsibility of the Leadership in World War I

Europe and the Cold War

NSC 68 and the Patriot Act

To Fire or not to Fire - Presidential Simulation

A Family Perspective: Letters from Harry to Bess Truman

Cold War Study Unit

Cold War in Asia

McCarthyism and the Cold War

UN Declaration Of Human Rights

Nuremberg Trials

Race and Ethnicity

The Holocaust - Yesterday & Today

Holocaust Studies

Good Man in Hell: Rwanda and the Western Response

Nuremberg Trials

Korean War Timeline and Journaling

MacArthur and McChrystal

Decision to Fire MacArthur

The Korean War through the Perspectives of Political Cartoons and Political Posters

Korean War

Cuban Missile Crisis

LBJ Diaries

The Nation in Conflict: The Vietnam War

Vietnam- Dien Bien Phu, origins of the war, and early U.S. involvement

U.S Foreign Policy and the United Nations

The Interview: Oral History-First Person Accounts: What to Ask and How to Ask

Analyzing a Political Comic Book Prepared for the 1948 Campaign

Harry S. Truman and the Road To the Presidency

Analyzing Primary Sources

Teaching Unit: Analyzing State of the Union Messages

Atomic Bomb-Truman Press Release-August 6, 1945

Independence and the Opening of the West

Developing Questioning Skills by Investigating Political Cartoons

The campaign and election of 1948-Digital Scrapbook

George Marshall

German Surrender: Radio address and teaching activity

The Great Depression Essay

Truman and the Holocaust

Introduction to Migratory Farm Labor

A Slice of Life: A Look at the Soldier and his Family During the Civil War

The Border War: Local, National, and Historical Perspectives

Primary Documents and American History

Weapons of War

Lincoln and Executive Powers

Visit a County in the Ozarks

Civil War Facebook

Kansas: to be free or not to be that is the question

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Order Number 11: Which Side are You On?

Fiction Books and the Civil War

Bleeding Kansas Mock Television News Report

Lecompton Constitution

Not- Just-Military, Military History: the Interplay of Political and Social Influences on Civil War Battles

Former Slaves Making America A Better Place for All

Harry S. Truman and Civil Rights

Source Analysis: Truman & Containment

Debate: To Go or Not To Go (Containment and the Truman Doctrine)

Ordinary Citizens Create History

Analyzing the Marshall Plan Speech

Marshall Plan Oral Histories

The Marshall Plan; What if it happened here?

Marshall Plan: Convince the American People

U.S. Policy in Latin America throughout the Cold War

Britain and the Truman Doctrine

Hoover and Truman Working Together to Bring Post War Aid to Europe

Cold War Origins in Europe and the Truman Doctrine Speech

The Marshall Plan from the Perspective Political Cartoons and Posters

Comparing the Truman, Eisenhower, and Monroe Doctrines

U.S. Foreign Policy

Thin Ice Encompassed by Increasing Fire: Conflict and Struggle for Human Rights in the Middle East

Recognition of Israel

1953 CIA Coup in Iran

Global Connections: Using US Involvement in the Middle East

The Fight for Freedom for Women and Children in Afghanistan

The Role Imperialism Played in the Formation of the State of Israel

Factors Contributing to US recognition of Israel

We Can Work It Out; or Can We?

Women and American Revolution vs. Women and Islamic Revolution Critical Reading Strategies and Socratic Seminar

American Revolution vs. Arab Spring: Teaching with Primary and Secondary Source Documents

To Do or Not To Do: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Recognition of the New State of Israel

Why did Truman authorize de facto recognition of Israel on May 14, 1948?

African American Women in the Military during WWII

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Compare and Contrast the Civil Rights Accomplishments of the Truman Administration and the Eisenhower Administration

The Feminist Movement, Then and Now

The DePriest Tea Incident and the Social Integration of the White House

To Desegregate the United States military or not ...

The Presidential Desegregation Movement: The role of the President in relation to Desegregation

DePriest Tea Incident

Desegregating Armed Forces

The Ethics and Implications of Government Spying

In the Name of

Civil Rights and the Supreme Court

Civil Rights After Baseball: The Presidential Responses to Jackie Robinson

News From the Camps: Journals/Diaries from Japanese Internees

Why Am I Here?...Truman's Decision To Drop The Atomic Bomb

America's Role In The World...Truman Leads The Way To The Present AND Future.

Impact of Air Raids on Tokyo

Home Was a Horse Stall

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 1

Re-Thinking the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: Lesson 2

FDR and Pearl Harbor

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

What if .... End of WWII in the Pacific

The Origins of the Cold War

World War II as a Watershed in Race relations

Essential Question: Was Truman's Decision to drop the bomb, to end the War in the Pacific, Justified or Not?

Did FDR's weakening health lead Stalin to believe that Eastern Europe was, his for the taking?

Cold War Visual Analysis and Presentation

For the love of the game and country

Comparing the United States Bill of Rights and the United Nations

Japanese Internment Camps

Displaced Persons in the Aftermath of World War II

Atrocities on Trial

The Angel of Theresienstadt

George Orwell's Animal Farm

Baseball Goes to War, 1941-1945

Truman's Commission on Civil Rights

Analyzing the Decision to Drop the Bomb

Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Issues

President Truman's Civil Rights Policies Leading to Desegregation of the Military

World War II Camps

Impact of Atomic Bomb Test on New Mexico

Find that Phrase

World War II and the Atomic Bomb

Remembering Hiroshima

What are They Thinking? The 1948 Election

A Time for Greatness: Tone Analysis of Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speeches

Presidential Propaganda: How the candidates for President use propaganda to win election.

Presidential Election Politics: Past to Present. A focus on the Presidential elections of 1796, 1948 and 2016

Persuading the Public: The Presidential Elections of 1976, 1980, and 1984

Considering the 1860 Election

Make Nixon President in 1960

Truman and the Cold War

Comparing Campaign Speeches Given in Salt Lake City during the 1948 Presidential Campaign

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

Predicting the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Campaigns through the Decades and Evolution of Media

How Images Can Affect Perspectives of the Lincoln Conspirators

Election Memorabilia, Posters, Cartoons

Scrapbooking the 2016 Presidential Election

A Chronology of Terrorism

Presidential Bracketology

Warren G. Harding and the 1920 Election: Women Pave the Way

Legacy of Pendleton Civil Service Act - Election of 1884

Evaluating a Campaign Slogan: The 1948 Presidential Election

Political Propaganda: Icons, Slogans, and Imagery in Presidential Elections

Presidential Elections Project

From Paper Lanterns to Pop Up Ads: Evaluating the evolution and influence of media on presidential campaigns

Ending the War in Japan: Evaluating the options available to Truman

FDR's Presidential Elections

To Free the Slaves

Lesson Plan Using Primary Sources to Start ELA Writing Journal/Storytelling

Lesson Plan Martha Washington and the Colonial Era

Making an informed decision utilizing Primary sources

Edith Bolling Wilson: Madam President or Dutiful Wife?

Truman Declines to Comply

Colonial Social Media

Only the President lands on the South Lawn

Role of the First Lady to the President and in the White House

Presidential Decision Making: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Wild About Harry's Library and Museum

Harry (and Bess) Truman's Excellent Adventure

Influential First Ladies

Letters to a President: How to Navigate the Growing Concerns of the Great Depression?

First Ladies Interview

Build your own cabinet

Tweet It!: Truman's Big Decision Edition

Cold War Tensions Between the US and the USSR

Civil War Turning Points

Gerald Ford and the Vietnam War

Cabinet Reflective Experience

Indiana - Mother of Vice Presidents

Desegregation of the Military

First Ladies, Vice Presidents, and Presidential Advisors - The real Influence on the Presidency

American Intervention in Russia 1918-1920

The Great Migration Lesson Plan

American Propaganda in the Great War

Truth in History and The Battle of Who Run

Propaganda vs Patriotism

Analyzing Wilson's Address to Congress Requesting a Declaration of War with Germany

WWI Poetry: Wilfred Owen

The World War I experience of Harry Truman

African Americans in World War I

Where does your loyalty lie?

The Hello Girls in World War I

The US Media and the Armenian Massacre

An Uphill Battle: Fighting Injustice on the Home Front During WWI

The Power of Persuasion: Press and Propaganda During World War I

African Americans in World War I

World War I Trial

Great War Press Conference

Total War: Causes and Consequences through Images

Democracy in Russia

African American Experience in France

How did the Flu Epidemic of 1918 change the World?

War: is it worth it?

Missouri's role in WWI

You're the Author: WWI Propaganda Creation Project

Changes for the Ages: WWI Technology & Its Impact

World War I Poetry