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65 resources with the concept harry s. truman

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Korean War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the U.S. involvement in the Korean War. In this Korean War lesson plan, students research Internet and print sources regarding the Cold War and the political division of the Korean Peninsula. Students respond to...
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Tales of Truman's Travels Fifty Years Ago

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study President Truman and the Whistlestop Campaign. For this US history lesson, 4th graders complete a KWL about President Truman and write letters to stops on Truman's Whistlestop Campaign. Students create a presentation...
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Truman & the Beginning of the Cold War (2)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 10 matching questions regarding the Truman presidency and the Cold War. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Truman & the Beginning of the Cold War (5)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 13 matching questions regarding the Truman presidency and the Cold War. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Truman & the Beginning of the Cold War

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive social studies worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Truman presidency and the beginning of the Cold War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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A Word From the White House

For Students 5th
For this White House worksheet, 5th graders read a short passage about the White House and President Truman with associated vocabulary. Students then respond to 4 multiple choice questions pertaining to the words used in the passage.
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Flag Day

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this national day holiday worksheet, students fill in 3 boxes with important information about Flag Day. Students include the year 1777, traditions and the events that happened in August 1949.
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The Atomic Bomb Dilemma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine consequences of using atomic bomb in light of resulting peace, distinguish between fact and opinion and analyze sources to recognize bias and points of view, and assume role of reporter, critic, cabinet member, or...
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The Strategy of Containment, 1947-1948

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners understand President Truman's strategy of containment by reading primary source documents, using an interactive map, discussing and writing short reports about the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan as applications of...
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Telegram from Senator Joseph McCarthy to President Harry S. Truman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the McCarthy hearings to determine the following: time frame of hearings, how they were broadcast, how the press reacted, and how the American people reacted in light of the Korean Conflict and the Cold War.
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Harry Shows Us How

For Teachers K - 5th
Students are provided an avenue to express his/her understanding of the life skills being taught and connect the life and times of Harry Truman to the life skills being taught for the purpose of adding relevance for each student.
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Character in Leadership

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders inquire and research using secondary and primary resources.  In this leadership traits unit, 5th graders investigate information about Harry S. Truman and present on his early life and leadership abilities. Possible lesson...
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Truman's Foreign Policy Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine foreign policy decisions of former President Truman which still affect us today, review factors to be considered in making foreign policy decisions, closely explore specific major foreign policy decisions, and share...
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Enduring Themes in American History-Museum Assignment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study and research the life of Albert Einstein. They focus on the extent Albert Einstein catalyzed and criticized President Harry S. Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan during WWII. Students answer a series of...
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Truman Foreign Language Lesson

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use target vocabulary in a foreign language to ask and answer questions about Harry S. Truman. They access a website about Truman and answer basic questions based on presented photos and text.
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World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the events of World War II that led to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan. Creating a decision making tree, they weigh the positives and negatives of the decision to use the bomb. They participate in a class...
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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars examine three points about the use of the atomic bomb by the US during World War II. They take a position on each point and defend it orally.