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Shell Shock - The Psychological Scars of World War 1
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The term shell shock has its origins in World War I. In England alone, there were more than 80,000 cases of soldiers experiencing post-traumatic stress after the war. Using the installment of a larger Technology and Warfare in World War...
Learning From World War II and Connecting It to the Present
8th - 12th
Compare and contrast World War II to the modern Iraq war with this instructional activity. After watching a film, learners use supporting evidence to support their point of view of the conflicts. Using the internet, they create a...
The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
This fantastic video discusses the economic foundations and major implications of the Seven Years War in the United States. It begins by covering the roots of the war in the battle between the British and French over trade in the...
Women's Lives Before the Civil War
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Women's lifestyles before the Civil War made a huge impact as a point of causation. Give middle schoolers the opportunity to view firsthand the lives of women before the Civil War. They analyze primary source documents, view photographs,...
What This Cruel War Was Over: Slavery and the Civil War
9th - 12th
Can't travel to Richmond for your Civil War unit? This plan creates an authentic experience, using primary sources and the essential question: Over What Was the Civil War Fought? Historians examine the Appomattox Marker, the site of Gen....
The Cold War: How Did It Start? How Did It End?
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What is the difference between a Cold War and a Hot War? Scholars research the beginning of the Cold War. They analyze diary entries as well as excerpts from various events during the 45-year standoff. To finish, they prepare final...
The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Discover how the power struggle between two noble families in the historical conflicts of the War of the Roses served as the basis for much of the drama in the hit series Game of Thrones. This animated video dissects shifts in the rule...