Aftermath of WWII Teacher Resources

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American Diplocmacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The end of World War II saw the world deeply changed over the last few years. Four thorough lessons explore post-war Europe, America, and Asia through reading assignments and discussion questions about the Grand Alliance and the signing...
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World War II - The Holocaust

For Teachers 5th - 6th
The Holocaust is the focus of this world history PowerPoint. Viewers are presented with important facts regarding the Holocaust, and the rise of Nazi Germany. They must answer questions such as: "Describe Nazi anti-Semitism in the...
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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Part II: Europe

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine Europe's role in World War II through a series of videos.
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Hiroshima: Question Answer Response Strategy (QAR)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
“The crux of the matter is whether total war in its present form is justifiable. . .” After reading “The Aftermath,” the final chapter of Hiroshima, class members use a Question Answer Response (QAR) strategy to reflect on issues raised...
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The Consequences of World War II

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the aftermath of World War II. In this World War II lesson, 9th graders investigate the consequences of the war as they complete a post-assessment project that requires them to compose essays on the topic.
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Oral History of World War II

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research how citizens from the United States respond to the onset, duration and aftermath of World War II. They view clips from the movie "Swing Shift" and discuss the roles of civilians, minorities and military personnel. They...
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How "Grand" and "Allied" Was the Grand Alliance?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn more about the Grand Alliance with a scaffolded lesson plan that includes four activities. Class members use primary sources to complete a map exercise, understand the goals and objectives of each individual nation, and participate...
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2018 AP® European History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How did the aftermath of World War I lead to World War II? What was the connection between the Enlightenment and the French Revolution? Unpack these complex topics and more using a series of short-answer questions. The exam is perfect to...
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The Formation of the Western Alliance, 1948-1949

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do people stop the spread of an ideology they don't think is right? Scholars research the policy of containment during the start of the Cold War. Small groups analyze primary sources to determine how the United States combated...
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GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students engage in a video activity to research the effects of war upon the Japanese to live in the world after World War II. They answer specific questions in order to complete the unit.
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What Did You Do After the War, Grandpa?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students consider how World War II impacted Europe and European soldiers. In this Victory in Europe lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the war, its conditions, and the celebration that ensued at the...
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What Would You Do?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders determine whether or not they would have dopped the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson, 11th graders research primary and secondary sources about the Manahattan Project and World War II. Students...
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Justice After the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though there could be no true justice for the horrors of the Holocaust, many of those responsible for crimes against humanity were found guilty in the eyes of the law. Using primary and secondary sources in the 16th installment of a...
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Genocide in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students access a variety of websites that explore the Nazi German genocide of Jews in WWII. They view a film, complete a worksheet and write an opinion paper supporting the view to either punish or forgive the perpetrators of crimes...
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Korematsu v. United States (1944)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians learn about the arguments and decisions made during the Supreme Court case of Korematsu v. United States, as well as complete a worksheet activity referencing President Ronald Reagan's national apology to Japanese...
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Popular Music and Patriotism

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students discover the popular music during World War II and its dramatic impact on American culture. Using the internet and other sources, groups of students research categories of popular music. They identify the date of the composition...
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The Marshall Plan for Rebuilding Western Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the aftermath of World War II. For this Marshall Plan lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the plan to rebuild Western Europe and its outcome.  High schoolers respond to...
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The Bomb

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The spectacular explosion of the first atomic weapon is documented with dramatic video footage in a short film. Using pictures and videos of the bomb's preparation, as well as its aftermath, scholars consider the ramifications of this...
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The Korean War and Its Aftermath

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Set the stage for your next instructional activity on the Korean War with handouts packed with information on the country's history and major events leading up to and following the war. The resource includes three worksheets that provide...
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Postwar Tension and Triumph

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Go get the American Dream lifestyle! The 19th lesson in a 22-part series exploring American history shows learners the post-WWII economic boom. Using primary sources, photographs, and cartoons, groups discuss their findings and present...
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Dear Miss Breed

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
This compelling plan based on the letters in the book Dear Miss Breed engages readers in learning what it was like for Japanese Americans following the attacks at Pearl Harbor. After reading the letters, young scholars will partake in...
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Images at War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine American attitudes toward war as revealed in Civil War photographs and WWII homefront posters. They analyze and discuss photos, explore the National Archives website, and organize a statement of their findings.
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Friends or Foes?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars discuss Spain's relationship with Europe and the U.S. and research incidents of American-European disagreements regarding international actions and policy. They write essays on how the world might be different if a...
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A Peace Maker in the Aftermath of War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Pupils discover how Barbara Reynolds was involved with the atomic bomb in World War II.  In this World War II atomic bomb lesson, students work in groups to research WWII.  Pupils present their findings with pictures and discuss the...