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The American War for Independence

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine the chances of a ragtag militia taking on the disciplined army and the majestic navy of the world’s largest empire. What were the colonialists thinking and what were their chances of success? Using primary source documents and an...
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The Crisis of American Diplomacy, 1793–1808

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The tangled web of the United States’ diplomatic alliances and foreign policy during the French Revolution comes under scrutiny in a three-resource collection. Young historians examine how Great Britain and France challenged both the...
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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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World War II in Color, Part 3/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Nazis destroyed French civilian life when they invaded France in March 1940. Watch the destruction of towns and the fleeing of worried, saddened people. This is part three of a five-part series.
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Celebrate Independence Days Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Discover how other countries remember their fight for independence and how their celebrations compare to typical American-style revelries
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Louis XIV

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
His reign was known for the extravagance of Versailles, as well as fiscal failure. Referred to as the Sun King, and the art of Louis XIV's court reflects his absolute power in France. By examining the image of bronze engraving from a...
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On This Day: Battle of the Bulge

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The Normandy invasion was the beginning of the end for World War II. Using the series of video clips, pupils explore the role the Battle of the Bulge played in bringing World War II to an end. The interesting resource includes archival...
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The First and Last King of Haiti

For Students 6th - 12th
Henry Christophe—the first and last king of Haiti—presided over a free country, but one with forced labor laws. A video resource from TedEd profiles Christophe and situates him within the complicated context of the Haitian Revolution....
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Liberation of Paris

For Students 7th - 12th
The tide has turned, the spread of the German advance has slowed! An informative video shows the allied troops advance to liberate Paris using actual footage from the war. Learners gain a deeper understanding of the impact of the...
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D-Day Invasion

For Students 7th - 12th
D-Day was the Allies' biggest gamble of World War II. Using photos and footage from the war, the video teaches pupils about the invasion of Normandy and why it was a crucial—but risky—undertaking for the Allied forces. Viewers see how...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Bombing to Invade

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The D-Day invasion was critical to the Allies defeating Nazi Germany. However, they needed to make sure Hitler could not get resources to France to fight back. Should the Allies bomb the rail lines feeding the German army through France...
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On Leave in Paris: Maps as Primary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Primary sources—even those that seem mundane—offer a window into those who experienced history. Using a Red Cross map offered to soldiers stationed in Paris after World War II alongside worksheet questions, scholars consider what life...
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Eisenhower on D-Day: Comparing Primary and Secondary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Dwight D. Eisenhower's message to troops for D-Day is iconic. Individuals examine Eisenhower's words and compare that to historians' understanding of the epic events of that day using primary sources, an essay, and a Venn diagram to...
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Bastille Day

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Eleven worksheets follow an informative reading about Bastille Day. Scholars complete sentences found in the reading by matching, filling in the blanks, and choosing from a series of multiple-choice questions. Participants spell and...
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Geography Now! Monaco

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Monaco, the glitzy Western European micro state, takes up only two square kilometers in land, but much more in the public's imagination. The country is home to super stars like Bono and Grace Kelly, and one-third of its people are...
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Mapping Napoleon's Empire at Its Height (1812)

For Students 9th - 12th
The complicated political history of Europe becomes apparent as young historians create a map of the borders of France when Napoleon's Empire was a its height in 1812.
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Napoleon: What Would You Do?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Begin a study of Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution by presenting class members with 10 situations that Napoleon would face as he rose to power. Individuals select one of three options for each scenario that represents what...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – D-Day

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
D-Day, also known as the Normandy Invasion, was a true turning point for the Allied forces and one of the most successful campaigns of World War II. After researching the factors that contributed to the campaign's success, high schoolers...
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Lesson 2: The United States, France, and the Problem of Neutrality, 1796–1801

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the French Revolution could be considered inspired by the American Revolution, it created thorny problems for the new United States. Should the United States get involved and be drawn into a European drama? Was the US strong...
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Geography Now! France

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While most think of metropolitan France in Europe, they may not know the country's reach extends across the world through its various overseas territories and departments. France has a fierce pride, with laws that require radio...
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Geography Now! Andorra

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
If Spain and France had a baby, and it grew up to be a tax haven, it would be Andorra. That's according to a video profile that explains the history and geography of the European micro-principality. While it's only two-and-a-half times...
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Explore Cave Paintings in This 360° Animated Cave

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do virtual reality and cave paintings have in common? Scholars ponder this question while examining a 360-degree-view video about 40,000 year old French cave paintings. Rich extension materials allow inquiry into deeper questions...
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2016 AP® European History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why was the Scientific Revolution so significant? What led to Dutch prosperity during the 1600s? To what extent have employment patterns changed in France in the last 100 years? Young historians consider these questions and get solid...
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Ferdinand Foch

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
French commander Ferdinand Foch's early decisions led to some of worst of World War I's bloodshed. He also forecast that the Treaty of Versailles only postponed the inevitable World War II. A detailed video biography gives scholars the...