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100 resources with the concept france

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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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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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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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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...
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Socialist and Front Soldier - Louis Barthas

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The countless deaths of the Great War are often unimaginable to young learners. Examining the life and writings of Louis Barthas, however, paints a picture of life in the trenches. Show your pupils what life was like as a poilu, or...
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Father Victory - Georges Clemenceau

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Known as Father Victory, Georges Clemenceau's political career opens the door for classroom engagement around leadership style and the role of dissension in wartime. Clemenceau was both a censored critic of the French government and the...
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Georges Guynemer - The Flying Icon of France

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Georges Guynemer's legend lives on in statues, street names, and even a Twilight Zone Episode, but few American learners have ever heard of the French national hero. Considered the ace of aces, Guynemer was part of the rock star elite of...
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France Before WW1 - La Belle Époque?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Were there already warning signs in France prior to World War I that showed what was to come? Scholars investigate life in France prior to the Great War. They discuss and analyze anti-Semitism and economic issues erupting in France in...
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War of 1812

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Luckily for those who aren't history buffs, anyone can guess that the War of 1812 happened in ... 1812. But how to cover the rest of the story? The resource does just that with effective direct instruction that includes statistics,...
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Authors Tell Different Stories

For Students 2nd Standards
The story of Cinderella is a popular one! So much so, there are multiple versions of the story being told around the world. With this collection of activities your young readers receive background information about two versions...
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Forms of Government Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
From the United Kingdom's constitutional monarchy to the dictatorship of North Korea, this is a very simple project that will help your class members gain a better understanding of different forms of government that exist around the...
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WWII - Hitler Invades France

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After securing Poland and Czechoslovakia, Adolf Hitler orders his troops into France. It is within days that Paris is occupied and France is divided. Hitler is on an all-time high here, after so many smooth acquisitions.