20th Century Leaders and Revolutionaries Teacher Resources
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20th-Century Warfare: Unique Contributions of American Indians
11th - 12th
Students discover the contributions of the Navajo Code Talkers. In this 20th century conflict lesson plan, students watch a video about the contributions of Native Americans to the World Wars I and II as well as Vietnam. Students also...
Fascinating Figures: The Middle East from the 20th Century to Present
9th - 12th
Students examine the leaders of the Middle East. In this Middle East instructional activity, students read biographies regarding featured twentieth century leaders of Egypt, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, and...
This Isn't Right: Women Reform Leaders
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 20th century saw many new possibilities open up to women in America, thanks to many well-known female historical figures — and some women who are not as famous but who are equally accomplished. Learn about the women who contributed...
How Theodore Roosevelt Became a Leader: Childhood of an American President
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The beginning of the 20th century began with a shock: the assassination of President McKinley. The man who would take his place—the youngest American to ever become president—led quite a life before stepping foot in the Oval Office. An...
The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
It's hard to believe that such atrocities against human rights could occur in the 20th century. Young historians analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust before incorporating the information they have gathered...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. not only paved the way for African American citizens' civil rights, he created an example for women's groups, Hispanic groups, and groups with disabilities to fight for their rights as well. Learn more with a...
Stroking the Senses: The Literature, Music, and Art of the Harlem Renaissance
K - 6th
Students investigate the history of African Americans by researching Harlem. In this culture lesson, students examine a slide-show of images and identify the great African American singers and performers of the 20th century. Students...
Breaking the Color Barrier: Jackie Robinson's Combat Against Racism
9th - 12th
Students explore Jackie Robinson's career. In this 20th century American history lesson plan, students complete the provided analysis questions based on the provided primary documents about Jackie Robinson. Students discuss Jackie'...
Committing to Nonviolence: A Lesson from Viva La Causa
6th - 12th
Young scholars examine the social change movements of the American 20th century. In this nonviolence lesson, students research the work of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Caesar Chavez. Young scholars compare and contrast...