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Mulligan, David

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

This assignment will provide the students with a “hands on” experience by making a poster and a campaign button in support of his/her favorite candidate
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American Propaganda in the Great War

Students will analyze American propaganda posters from World War I.
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Captain Harry & Bess: Letters from WW1

Students will receive three or four letters written by Truman to Bess Wallace and analyze them
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Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

Students will choose a presidential candidate and construct a campaign poster and a lapel campaign button in support of that candidate.
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Baseball Goes to War, 1941-1945

Allow students an opportunity to go back to America's WWII Home Front to examine various morale boosters in general ( radio, movies, etc. ), but particularly Major League Baseball.
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Britain and the Truman Doctrine

Students will use a variety of sources to focus in on Britain's decision to withdraw from the Mediterranean.
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Exodusters in Kansas

Students will learn about exodusters coming to Kansas during the reconstruction period.
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1950 Congressional Election

Students will analyze results of the 1950 congressional elections to determine how/why the Democrats lost enough seats to cause President Truman to lose a working majority in Congress.
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