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25 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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What Should President Truman Do?

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
After reading the article Choices: Truman, Hirohito, and the Atomic Bomb, class members engage in a simulation, assume the role of President Truman or one of his advisors, and discuss the options open to the president. The exercise...
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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 Scholars analyze historical documents, complete an online worksheet, and...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
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this World War II lesson, students research the implications of the use of nuclear weapons to end the war in the Pacific.  Students determine and...
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1948 Berlin Airlift Human Side

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the Berlin Blockade. In this World War II lesson plan, students discover details about the Berlin Blockade and the Berlin Airlift. Students examine primary sources and conduct further research about the events....
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Dropping the Atomic Bomb The Decision That Defined a Presidency.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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. High schoolers write position papers that identify their...
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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, 11th graders research primary and secondary sources about the Manahattan Project and World War II. Students...
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Truman's Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb. In this World War II lesson, 11th graders read and discuss articles regarding the use of the bomb (the articles are not included). Students then participate in an...
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Would You Drop the Bomb?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars determine if the use of the atomic bomb was justified. In this World War II lesson, students analyze communication memorandums about the bomb, discuss their impressions, and compose essays that analyze the use of the bombs.
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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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Good Afternoon America: Truman’s First Public Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Harry Truman's first speech as president. For this Truman presidency lesson, students examine the speech delivered to the American public upon Truman's swearing in to office. Students research the state of the country at...
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Truman's Domestic Policy

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this presidential history lesson, students examine sources that require them to analyze the domestic policies...
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Truman vs. Eisenhower

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this presidential history lesson, students compare and contrast the presidencies of Truman and Eisenhower.
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb and V.J. Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the impact of the decision to drop the atomic bomb. In this World War II instructional activity, students read primary source documents regarding the implications of dropping the bombs as well as Truman's speech...
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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.