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20 resources with the concept the presidency of harry s. truman

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C-SPAN Classroom: Middle School Civics

For Parents 6th - 8th
Introduce middle schoolers to the roles and powers of the three branches of the United States government, with the 21 resources in the C-SPAN Civics collection. Sorted into the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial...
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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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American Diplocmacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The end of World War II saw the world deeply changed over the last few years. Four thorough lessons explore post-war Europe, America, and Asia through reading assignments and discussion questions about the Grand Alliance and the signing...
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Responding to the Murder of Harry T. Moore

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Heroic civil rights leader Harry T. Moore is murdered! An eye-opening activity delves into the past to understand the murder of prominent civil rights leader and educator Harry Moore and his wife. Academics also read President Truman's...
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Civil Rights and Cold Warriors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three presidents, three views on civil rights. Scholars compare the administrations of President Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy to understand how each addressed the issue of civil rights. The lesson uses primary sources and graphic...
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Containment in Korea: Entering the Korean War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An interesting resource explores President Truman's decision to enter into the Korean War to contain the spread of communism. Historians analyze the document using an online worksheet before participating in group discussion on the...
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Letter to Truman about the Manhattan Project

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Delve into the past to understand the opposition to the Manhattan Project. An interesting activity is designed to be completed in pairs, groups, or individually. Scholars analyze historical documents, complete an online worksheet, and...
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Bell Ringer: The Power of the Supreme Court to Check the President

For Students 6th - 8th
Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer is considered to be one of the Supreme Court's landmark cases because it demonstrated the checks and balances inherent in the three branches of the United States government. A short video sets...
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Bell Ringer: Special Sessions of Congress: Truman's Turnip Day Speech

For Students 6th - 8th
One of the checks and balances built into the United States Constitution, is the president's ability to call a special session of Congress. A bell ringer, designed to stir interest in this check that president has on the legislative...
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Public Housing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Fair Deal was meant to give Americans after World War II a basic standard of living. Those in public housing often found that promise fell short. Learners consider whether the effort was successful by evaluating images, testimonies,...
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The Cold War (America)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Cold War—with its roots in World War II—impacts the world today. Using an extensive curriculum, scholars consider its impact through primary sources, including speeches and propaganda, as well as other skills-enhancing activities. An...
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Cold War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
The Cold War was not necessarily always cold in temperature, but the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union sure was frigid! Scholars read various passages, view exhibition graphics, and observe an artifact from the...
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Korean War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
North and South Korea: two regions divided. The story of the Korean War describes the events that occurred when these two regions' ideologies clashed. The resource uses various images and descriptions of artifacts, in addition to...
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Dropping the Atomic Bomb: The Decision That Defined a Presidency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this World War II lesson plan, students research the implications of the use of nuclear weapons to end the war in the Pacific.  Learners determine...
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Dropping the Atomic Bomb The Decision That Defined a Presidency.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine historical evidence regarding the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students write position papers that identify their stance on the...
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Using Truman Trivia as a Springboard to Research and Oral Presentation Skills

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Young scholars research Truman Library website and gather ten trivia facts. They prepare a short oral presentation on one of their questions, scoring each other on speaking and listening skills. Then they create a Truman campaign button.
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What Would You Do?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders determine whether or not they would have dopped the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson plan, 11th graders research primary and secondary sources about the Manahattan Project and World War II. Students...
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Truman Library: Alphabetical Order

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Truman presidency worksheet, students read a 3 paragraph selection about the Truman library and then put the 20 noted words from the selection in alphabetical order.
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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.