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26 resources with the concept dwight d. eisenhower

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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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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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The Night Before D-Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Get inside the mind of General Eisenhower regarding the D-Day invasion. An interesting activity uses historical documents to highlight the differences between Eisenhower's public stance on D-Day and his private opinions. Scholars analyze...
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Evaluating Historical Presidential Campaign Ads

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Political ads flood the airwaves each election cycle. An activity including more than a dozen political ads from iconic presidential campaigns helps learners unpack how the sausage gets made during election "silly season." Using the...
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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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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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The Vietnam War: 1945-1975

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Do pupils know that the Vietnam War spanned a period of 30 years? A war that long is bound to leave devastating effects. Help young historians develop a comprehensive understanding of the war through multiple units on the subject that...
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For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What do Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and communism have in common? They all have something to do with the Vietnam War. Scholars engage in readings, view related images, and read about important artifacts on the website.
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President Eisenhower 1953 Inaugural Address

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a principled man who valued common sense, decency, and national security, and who made these values the cornerstones of his eight years in office. Middle and high schoolers watch as the 33rd president...
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2001 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Rigorous and challenging, the AP Test for AP United States History contains a document-based question (with nine documents), as well as two additional free-response questions. Students who are preparing for the test will appreciate the...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Eisenhower Era

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Starting with the election results of Eisenhower over Stevenson in 1952, this presentation features additional maps about the elections of 1956 and 1960, with electoral votes by state. Additional slides detail the Far East (Vietnam,...
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Eisenhower: The Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a news conference simulation. In this Cold War lesson, students research events of the conflict during Eisenhower's presidency and use the information to script and participate in a news conference with Eisenhower.
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Eisenhower: The Contentious 1950s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore 1950's America. In this American history lesson, students research the McCarthy hearings, Civil Rights, war fatigue, and economic issues of the decades. Young scholars respond to discussion questions about topics.
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Message Drafted by General Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss how much effort and planning would therefore be needed to plan a secret invasion such as D-Day. They use library and Internet resources to find out what strategies were employed on D-Day and what the results of D-Day were.
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Creating a Report Card for Late 20th/Early 21st Century America

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the Presidency of Eisenhower.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze primary source documents.  Students create a report card on the Presidency of Eisenhower. 
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Eisenhower’s Stance on School Segregation Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Eisenhower's stance on school segregation. In this civil rights lesson, students analyze letters and political cartoons to determine how Eisenhower felt about school segregation.
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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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Teaching Document Based Questions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compose essays regarding the loss of the USS Maine in 1898, the Election of 1860 or President Eisenhower. In this writing skills lesson, students use the provided documents for each topic to compose essays that exhibit their...
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Eisenhower's Interstate System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the Interstate Highway System in the United States. In this Interstate Highway System instructional activity, students research the arguments to build the highway system and analyze the benefits of the system.
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Eisenhower & the New Modern Republicanism (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history instructional activity, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Eisenhower presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Eisenhower & the New Modern Republicanism (2)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Eisenhower presidency. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Eisenhower & the New Modern Republicanism (5)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history learning exercise, students respond to 10 matching questions regarding the presidency of Eisenhower and New Modern Republicanism. Students may check their answers immediately
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D-Day Orders

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read primary source documents from Eisenhower during World War II. They discover his personality and determine how he was successful during the D-Day operations. They write their own example of motivation to others.
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Ethnic Groups in World War II

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discuss the contributions of various ethnic groups during World War II prior to visiting the George Bush Gallery of the Pacific War. After the visit, they interview veterans about prejudice during the war or listen to a guesst...