There are 24 web lessons. Displaying lessons 1 through 24.
|Japanese Internment During World War II|
Students will be able to describe and discuss the reasons why Japanese-Americans were placed in internment camps and what life was like at these... [more]
|How far have we come in the “Freedom Struggle”?|
The student will gain a deeper appreciation for the sacrifices made to achieve fundamental rights in our society. They will also analyze how far we’ve come and explore what more needs to be done... [more]
|Art of Cynicism|
The student will analyze selected pieces of art and infer how they reflect a sense of disillusionment, and/or cynicism in American society in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and Watergate... [more]
|Hiroshima, From All Sides|
- Students will understand how the “Atomic Bomb” affected humanity and ended WWII.
- Students will understand how the “Atomic Bomb” affected: scientists, Japanese citizens, and US... [more]
Impact of the Cold War at home
- The fear of communism and the threat of nuclear war affected American life throughout the Cold War.
- Senator Joseph McCarthy played on American... [more]
|Integration of Education|
Students will explore the history of Civil Rights. How did the struggle for Civil Rights, “the “Second Reconstruction,” transform society and politics in the United States in the 1950s? ... [more]
|American Foreign Policy Since World War II (The Cold War)|
Students will be introduced to some key figures and major events during the Cold War era.
- Korean War
- Cuban Missile Crisis
- Bay of Pigs... [more]
|Wilson Stands Alone in his Plan for World Peace|
Students will understand the
- Fourteen Points
- Motives behind Wilson’s Fourteen Points and why most of them were rejected by... [more]
|Evaluating the “Save the Indian” Reforms |
Students will understand the complex motives, methods, and effects of the campaign of the late 19th-century to “save” the... [more]
|Truman’s Foreign Policy Decisions |
As President, Harry S. Truman made bold foreign policy decisions which still affect us... [more]
|Doing History: Life in the Early Republic|
By the end of these lessons, the students will have a sense of some aspects of daily life around the turn of the eighteenth century and contrast that with their own lives. They will get a sense... [more]
|Integration of Education and American Society|
Students will explore the history of Civil Rights. How did the struggle for Civil Rights, “the “Second Reconstruction” transform society and politics in the United States in the 1950s? ... [more]
|Progression of Political Movements|
Students will be able to identify Presidential political platform positions in the election of 1868 and then see how it relates to developments of other political movements, particularly the... [more]
|American Growth and Expansion in the late 1800s|
Students will understand the economic opportunity, industrialization, technological change, and immigration fueled American growth and expansion that took place in the late 19th and early 20th... [more]
Students will be able to explain how the Civil War and Reconstruction both solved and created problems for our nation.
- Students will understand how Reconstruction caused a further... [more]
|An Oral History of World War II|
How did citizens from the United States and other countries respond to the onset, duration and aftermath of World War... [more]
The students will analyze and explain the major domestic issues occurring during the Thomas Jefferson administration.
Students will be able to describe and discuss how the United States... [more]
|America's Civil Rights Movement|
African Americans, working through the Court system and mass protest, reshaped public opinion and secured the passage of civil rights... [more]
|The First North Americans|
Students will understand the different North American Indian groups, by region, and the type and impact of their interaction with... [more]
|The foreign and domestic policies of Lyndon B. Johnson|
As a result of this lesson, students will be able to:
- Evaluate the successes and failures of LBJ's domestic and foreign policies
- Formulate historical questions and defend... [more]
|Expansion and Reform: Applying the Declaration of Independence|
Students should conduct inquiries and research-acquiring, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, evaluating, and communicating facts, themes, and general principles operating in American... [more]
|National Debate over Treaty Ratification|
War has long-lasting consequences.
Peace is not easily brokered.
Individuals differ in their world view.[more]
|Prelude to War|
Students will understand that there are many causes of war.
Students will understand that it is hard to remain isolated from world... [more]
|Origins of American Government|
- Provide students with the opportunity to analyze and interpret primary source documents.
- Select and defend positions in writing, discussion and debate.
- Enhance... [more]