Schrag, Valerie

Woodrow Wilson

Students will read and analyze an excerpt from Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points speech, delivered to Congress in January 1918. The classroom activity is both an individual and a cooperative learning activity.
View Full Lesson: HTML

Propaganda Posters

The students will use American World War I propaganda posters to evaluate how individual citizens were encouraged to support the war effort. Students will work both individually and cooperatively during the course of this lesson.
View Full Lesson: HTML

1948 Election

Students will work with the party platforms for the four major parties participating in the Election of 1948 (Democratic, Republican, States' Rights Democratic, and Progressive parties).
View Full Lesson: HTML

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

The students will analyze six groups of primary sources documents related to the desegregation of the armed forces on July 26, 1948. They will work together to gain a broader understanding of both the immediate and long-term ramifications.
View Full Lesson: HTML