WWI and Depression 1914-1933 Teacher Resources

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World War I and World War II Timeline Cards

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this World War I and World War II chronological events worksheet, pupils examine the timeline cards. The cards may be cut out so that students may study the chronology of events.
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World War I and the Great Depression

For Students 9th - 12th
In this global studies worksheet, students read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 12 short answer questions about World War I and the Great Depression.
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The Causes of Prohibition

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the origins of the Prohibition Movement in the United States. In small groups, they analyze the influence of World War I in the passage of the eighteenth amendment. Students explain how different demographics of...
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US History Overview 2 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression

For Students 8th - 11th
Ambitiously spanning American history from 1865 to 1941, this video discusses and clarifies topics such as women's suffrage, the sinking of the Maine, and the development of America as a world empire. Maps and photographs will engage...
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The U.S. Involvement in the Paris Peace Conference: The Fate of Alsace-Lorraine

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders deliberate about what to do with the Alsace-Lorraine. In this World War I instructional activity, 10th graders analyze documents about the future of the Alsace-Lorraine at the Paris Peace Conference. Students collaborate to...
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U.S. History I Final Exam Questions

For Students 8th - 11th
In this American history final exam worksheet, students respond to 10 essay questions regarding Industrialization, Reconstruction, American Imperialism, World War I, and the Great Depression.
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From The Great War To The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history lesson plan, students read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to their...
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WW1 - Life in the Trenches

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Feel the same gut-wrenching turn from optimism to sickening depression that soldiers felt as they entered the war and realized exactly how dire the situation was. This video, while not narrated, provides a close-up of how miserable life...
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Photographs as History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War I worksheet, students examine 28 official photographs from the war and read their brief descriptions. Students analyze the primary sources in order to better understand the war.
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Analyzing the Text

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Practice analyzing informational text with a reading passage that details the Great Depression. Scholars read about the impacts of World War I, the Roaring Twenties, and the Depression, then answer 10 true or false questions. 
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The Inter-War Years: 1919-1939

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 20 fill in the blank questions regarding the years between World Wars I and II. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Lines From Behind the Lines

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a timeline of events in a soldiers life.  In this World War I lesson, 5th graders learn about the Great Depression and World War I.  Students watch video segments about World War I and examine primary sources from...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this Great Depression study guide worksheet, students respond to 18 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
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Europe in the 1920s

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Delicately poised after the dramatic end of WWI and the startling beginning of WWII, this presentation encompassing the positions and roles of Germany, Italy, England, France, and the League of Nations in the 1920's. The first half of...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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Shell Shock - The Psychological Scars of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Woman's Suffrage and World War I

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
How did women use President Wilson's ideals and rhetoric in their bid for suffrage? To answer this essential question, class groups analyze primary written documents and visual images.
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Fascism Rises in Europe: Ch 31

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Help your class understand how Hitler achieved power prior to World War II. A strong presentation outlines the post-World War I social and economic context that primed Eastern Europe for a totalitarian dictator. It presents the...
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The Inter-War Years (2)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the years between World Wars I and II. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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War and Neutral Rights

For Students 7th - 11th
Teach your class about neutral rights with a brief reading selection and related questions. Pupils read the passage and answer the four questions on the bottom half of the page. Useful for a homework assignment or a quick warm-up, this...
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Writing Exercises: Between the Wars, #1

For Students 10th - 11th
There are many reasons why the Second World War began, factors that your class will consider as they respond to each of these excellent questions. They'll discuss the causes and effects of the Great Depression, describe the fascist rule...
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Worldwide Depression

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students discover the effects of the Great Depression on countries around the world. In this primary source analysis lesson, students examine photographs and images that tell the story of the depressions toll on cultures around the...
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The Great Depression (1920–1940)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Great Depression. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Dust Bowl Exodus: How Drought and the Depression Took Their Toll

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the migration of refugees. In this California history instructional activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of how the Dust Bowl and Great Depression led to a California...