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Marshall Plan

George Washington's Farewell Address: Did the U.S. Take His Advice?

This activity incorporates the study of primary sources and cooperative learning.
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Conflicting Views of Point IV

After addressing a central question, students will analyze primary source documents to formulate their own opinion on the Point IV program.
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Analyzing American Aid in the Face of Fear

Students will participate in a group analysis and comparison of political cartoons from the post World War II debate over the Marshall Plan as well as the current American conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Marshall Plan: Convince the American People

This lesson plan requires the classroom to be divided into proponents and opponents to the Marshall Plan.
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The Marshall Plan; What if it Happened Here?

Individual assignments using primary sources.
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Marshall Plan Oral Histories

Students will analyze oral histories related to the Marshall Plan.
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Analyzing the Marshall Plan Speech

For homework, each student will be given a transcript of the speech given by George Marshall at Harvard University on June 5, 1947, and a list of 11 questions (added to the bottom of this form) to answer concerning the speech.
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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.
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Problem, Action, Reaction - Cold War

Investigate other sources to determine Cause(s) and Effect(s) of various early Cold War events.
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The Marshall Plan through Political Cartoons

Students will examine the Marshall Plan through political cartoons of the era.
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