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Was the Stamp Act Fair?

Students will examine and evaluate different perspectives concerning events leading to the American Revolution, in this case the Stamp Act.... [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.

Topics Covered:

  • Korean War
  • Vietnam
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion
  • United States/China Cold War... [more]

Wilson Stands Alone in his Plan for World Peace

Students will understand the

  • Fourteen Points
  • Motives behind Wilsonís Fourteen Points and why most of them were rejected by... [more]

Trumanís Foreign Policy Decisions

As President, Harry S. Truman made bold foreign policy decisions which still affect us... [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 First North Americans

Students will understand the different North American Indian groups, by region, and the type and impact of their interaction with... [more]

Bossy Britain Upsets Colonists

Students will examine the causes of dissatisfaction that led to the American... [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 findings based on inquiry and interpretation

  • Evaluate the authenticity, authority, and... [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 history.

Using the Declaration of Independence, students will formulate the historical question: What... [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]