Students can take on the roles of Abraham Lincoln in this interactive and critical thinking activity. Here they are presented with the issues leading to the Battle of Fort Sumter. Students will look at the problem, ask addition questions, think
Students can take on the roles of JFK and Khrushchev in this interactive and critical thinking activity. Here they are presented with the issues leading to the construction of the Berlin Wall. Students will look at the problem, ask addition
Students will explore the 4 candidates of the 1948 election by receiving an identity card and rotating around the room to learn about the candidates. Based on their identity card, they will vote for a candidate to win the election.
Have your students investigate the My Lai incident through biographies, photos, and primary sources. Biographies, found courtesy of PBS and the American Experience and photos are not included. CIA report included within handout.
Have students decode what life was like by analyzing aspects of the Carlisle boarding schools, reservations, and the Battle of Little Big Horn. Some sources unavailable due to Copyright but can be found on PBS websites, or the Library of Congress
Explore the last dynasty in China, the Opium Wars, the Open Door Policy and more with this webquest that utilizes both primary and secondary sources! In addition, assess your students knowledge by having them write a speech in the perspective of a