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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 World Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Contemporaneously known as The Great War, World War I had never seen its match on the global stage—until World War II. An engaging set of resources designed to extend a viewing of the History Channel's The World Wars features discussion...
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Bombs Over Bikini: Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Cold War and the Manhattan Project launched the world into the nuclear age. Young historians explore how nations searched for bigger and better weapons to hold an advantage over other nations. Through discussion and comprehension...
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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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Mastery Activity: Presidential Address

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Learners transport themselves to 1945 and assume the role of the president. How would you end the war with Japan? Would you choose to use the atomic bomb? First, each individual writes a speech they would give to garner the support of...
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What...
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The Bomb

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The spectacular explosion of the first atomic weapon is documented with dramatic video footage in a short film. Using pictures and videos of the bomb's preparation, as well as its aftermath, scholars consider the ramifications of this...
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WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Japan and the Atom Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Though the scientists who developed the atom bomb did not believe it should be used to end World War II, American President Harry S. Truman and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill were of like mind in their decision to drop the bomb...
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Evaluating the US Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While the use of the atomic bomb was the definitive end of World War II, the terrible weapons left new questions. Young scholars use primary sources and analytical worksheets to consider the implications of the fateful decision. Then,...
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The Atomic Bomb: Crash Course History of Science #33

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Einstein, a famous pacifist, sent a letter to FDR encouraging development of a nuclear weapon. An interesting video opens with this historical event and moves through the development of atomic bombs. It shares the use of atomic weapons...
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The Cold War

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The Soviet Union's decision to block West Berlin from access by the Western allies began an international hostility that extended into the rest of the twentieth century. Class members examine both Harry Truman's and Joseph Stalin's...
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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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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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Sun vs. Atomic Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The largest series of nuclear fusion reactions in our solar system has been happening for millions of years. The sun works in much the same way that atomic bombs work. Here is a video that describes how each work and the safety checks...
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The Hydrogen Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th
Recycled Russian nuclear weapons provide 10 percent of the nuclear energy that the United States uses. The short presentation discusses the Teller-Ulam device. It provides a diagram of the parts as well as a description of the four...
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World War II Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Recap the United States' involvement in World War II, beginning with a description of how America's isolationist foreign policy had been shaped prior to the outbreak of war. The video then continues by discussing the attack on Pearl...
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WWII Position Paper

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There are some historical events that may warrant greater reflection and more in-depth analysis, and the decision to intern Japanese-Americans in the United States during World War II, as well as to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and...
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Fill-In - October Event in History

For Students 7th - 12th
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years....
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Einstein's Message to FDR

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners read a letter from Albert Einstein to FDR. This letter contains blanks, learners must look up each of the twelve words, define them, and then use then to complete Einstein's letter. When they are finished they can read a note...
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Exploring US Foreign Policy after WWII--The Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Scholars explore U.S. Foreign Policy and Cold War ideologies adopted after WWII. They conduct Internet research on a topic or issue related to the Cold War Era, watch two films, and compose a time line and a multimedia presentation to...
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Point - Counterpoint: Different Views About the Use of The Atomic Bomb

For Students 8th - 10th
Read both points of view regarding the use of the Atomic Bomb during WWII. First read points for the bomb then the counterpoint against the use of the bomb. Included are 4 discussion questions asking if the use of the bomb was justified....
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The Allies Win the War

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint clearly outlines many elements that contributed to the Allied Forces winning WWII. Topics covered are wartime technology, D-Day, The Holocaust, Perl Harbor, the Atomic Bomb and how winning the war changed the face of the...
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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. In 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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Was the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Japan Justifiable?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Intended as a discussion starter, this presentation poses the question, "Was the use of the atomic bomb on Japan justifiable?" Images of the key players and events are shown but there is very little text. Use this resource to get your...