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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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On This Day: The End of the French and Indian War

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Most Americans don't connect the French and Indian War with the American Revolution. Yet, scholars consider the expensive war as a major cause of the conflict. Watching video clips of historians speaking about the conflict, budding...
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The French and Indian War

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Sharpen those pencils and get to writing with a series of document-based questions about the French and Indian War. High schoolers focus on maps, letters, and other primary documents from the 18th century before answering writing prompts...
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Conflict, Consequences and Solutions

For Teachers 1st
First graders gather information about the Montana Indian people and relate to conflicts in their life.  In this conflict resolution lesson, 1st graders recognize that people can have differences of opinion and how to handle them. ...
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Factors Causing Conflict and Cooperation Among Groups and Nations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the factors that lead to conflict.In this conflict resolution lesson, students analyze and evaluate the causes that create conflict or cooperation among people. Learners discuss the results of conflicts and evaluate...
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The French and Indian War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Broaden your history class' knowledge of early America with this presentation, which takes them through the beginnings, battles, and bitter end of the French and Indian War. Vivid maps and paintings help tie the slides together. Note:...
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The Iron Horse vs. the Buffalo: Indian-Settler Conflict on the Great Plains

For Teachers 10th
The Iron Horse encroached upon the land while conflicts escalated between Native Americans and the settlers. Sophomores study the print, American Progress then discuss how American progress affected Native Americans. They will study the...
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The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence

For Teachers 7th - 10th
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....
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Jacksonian America and the Indian Removal Act of 1830

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners utilize primary sources to explore the national climate concerning Native American Indians during the Andrew Jackson administration. They are presented with opinions for and against the Indian Removial Act of 1830 as they...
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Conflict in Alabama in the 1830s: Native Americans, Settlers, and Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To better understand the Indian Removal Act of 1830, class members examine primary source documents including letters written by Alabama governors and the Cherokee chiefs. The lesson is part of a unit on the expansion of the United...
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Explaining Factors Causing Conflict and Cooperation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss what causes conflicts amongst groups especially pertaining to Native American tribes. In this conflicts lesson plan, students have discussion questions that they verbally answer and write in a journal.
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A History of Conflict

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore issues contributing to current tensions between Pakistan and India, drawing conclusions about how the conflict came about and where it may be heading. They Participate in an in-class "diplomacy summit"; create a...
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Commerce in the Indian Ocean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the geographic features of the Indian Ocean and examine how the monsoon influenced maritime trading patterns before 1500. They investigate why certain areas made good trading posts and why these areas attracted trade. They...
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What Causes Conflicts Among People?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders describe factors that cause conflict. In this social studies lesson students identify the causes of conflict as well as contributions to cooperation among groups. The students recognize that Montana Indigenous tribes make...
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Indian Nations vs. Settlers on the American Frontier: 1786–1788

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Once Americans won the Revolutionary War, their quest to gain land did not end. An interesting activity focuses on Americans' expansion into the frontier following the war and how it conflicted with Native Americans living in the area....
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North Indian Conquest and Unification

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students become familiar with the effects of the Aryan conquest in North India.  In this Indian History and Philosophy lesson, students learn of the results of the Aryan conquest in North India.  Students research and answer critical...
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Analyzing Montana Indians' Points of Historic Significance

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students gain an understanding of Indian views of the Lewis and Clark expeditions. In this Montana Indians lesson, students discover how the Indians felt about the situation between Lewis and Clark and Blackfeet Indians. Students watch a...
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The French and Indian War: The War That Shaped America’s Destiny

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How would a Frenchman, Englishman, and Native American have each viewed the French and Indian War? Your young historians will learn about their unique perspectives and the war as a whole through a role-playing activity, engaging...
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The Indian Removal Act: Was it Constitutional?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Pairs conduct an Internet search for a series of primary and secondary sources pertaining to the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia. Armed with information gathered, teams then debate whether the Indian Removal Act was...
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The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 3/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part-three of this six part series begins with a dramatization of a battle between Indians and Muslims which led to the dawn of the Mughal Empire. Unlike other Muslim rulers in India, the Mughal leader was a devote Sufi and had a deep...
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The French and Indian War (1754-1763)

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the French and Indian War. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
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American Indians and Their Environment

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars create a storyboard of the three American Indian language groups showing the geography of where they lived and how they adapted to the environment. They compare European and American Indian views of nature and explain how...
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The French and Indian War (1754-1763)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the French and Indian War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Impact of Indian Removal

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders consider how the majority sometimes enforces unjust laws upon the minority. For this Indian Removal lesson, 7th graders research Internet and print sources regarding the Indian Removal Act of 1830 and discuss its impact...

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