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World War I and Wheat Farmers

Students will study the impact of World War I on wheat farmers, learning how a dramatic world event can impact a small sub-set of people.
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Propaganda vs Patriotism

This exercise will enable students to understand how each individual’ personal bias could be affected by evidence presented to them, in this case, posters of WWI.
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American Propaganda in the Great War

Students will analyze American propaganda posters from World War I.
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Desegregation of the Military

This activity will give students an awareness of the types of documents that advisors consider as they advise a president. Their analysis will help them see the different viewpoints to consider.
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Indiana - Mother of Vice Presidents

Students will conduct research and analyze primary sources to investigate why Indiana could be called the “mother of Vice Presidents”.
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Cabinet Reflective Experience

This lesson will give students the opportunity to examine the role of the President from various angles to consider its important role within the United States’ government.
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Gerald Ford and the Vietnam War

Students will evaluate primary sources such as documents and political cartoons related to decisions made by President Ford's administration during the final days of the Vietnam War.
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Civil War Turning Points

Students will understand the major turning points of the Civil War, why these turning points were important, and how many of these turning points are interconnected.
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White House First Ladies

Students will compare and contrast First Ladies
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Tweet It!: Truman's Big Decision Edition

This lesson will require students to examine the primary sources of personal letters and conduct biographical research on either President or first lady Truman. They will then use their information to determine the influence and relationship of the first lady and her presidential husband and examine her influence on the issues of the time.
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