Warren G. Harding and the 1920 Election: Women Pave the Way
This lesson will allow advanced middle school or high school students to analyze primary source documents concerning the women's rights movement in the United States to end suffrage and propose a constitutional amendment for the right to vote.
Civil Rights After Baseball: The Presidential Responses to Jackie Robinson
This will be a technology-based, analysis, assignment that will focus on primary source documents of President Truman's viewpoints on race and letters that Brooklyn Dodgers Hall-of-Famer Jackie Robinson wrote to former Presidents.
Propaganda Techniques and Harry S. Truman's St. Louis 1948 Reelection Speech
This activity will involve analyzing various propaganda techniques in the address delivered by President Harry S. Truman at the Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 30, 1948, during his reelection campaign.
Northern and Southern Civil War Strategies and Missouri's Legacy: 1861-1865
This is a technology based, two-day project that requires a direct instructional approach with a lecture and about a day and a half of using artifacts and primary sources to look at Missouri's involvement in the Civil War.
The students will have a lecture and view some political cartoons and maps during the time period of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The students will participate in the Notebook activity at the end of the lesson.
This will be an individual learning assignment that will require the use of artifacts and other primary sources from the Emma Goldman Papers project by the University of California-Berkeley and Public Broadcasting Station (PBS).