We found 368 reviewed resources for United States Military History
Lesson 1: The United States Confronts Great Britain, 1793–1796Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After the Revolutionary War, the success of the United States was far from guaranteed. Foreign powers coveted the new land, and Great Britain challenged American sovereignty. Learners consider the challenges facing the new nation using...
The Great Military: Map of TexasLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The battle at the Alamo may be one of the most famous military campaigns in Texas history, but it is by no means the only one. As part of their study of the military history of Texas, class members research less-well-known sites, locate...
Sitting Bull: Spiritual Leader and Military LeaderLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewSitting Bull was not expected to be a great warrior. Yet, he led the Lakota people and other tribes to several pivotal victories against the United States government when federal troops threatened their land. Using primary sources, such...
Honoring Service, Achievements, and Sacrifice: A WWI Virtual Field TripLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The largest offensive in United States military history comes alive in a online interactive resource. Young historians explore the Meuse Argonne battlefield and scour the landscape for evidence from the battle. They then use primary...
The Twenty-Sixth Amendment and the Power of YouthLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Empower teenagers to take political matters into their own hands! After completing an engaging warm-up activity, class members discuss both sides of the youth voting issue, learn about the connection between military history and the...
Military Conscription in World War I: Alabamians Express Their OpinionsLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If called, would you go? Should the US government have the power to impose a draft during any war? The Selective Service Act of 1917 (aka the Conscription Act of 1917) authorized the drafting of men into the military for only the second...
The Haitian Political Crisis: What Role Should the U.S. Play in Foreign Governments?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine the political situation in Haiti. They share their opinions on the role the United States should play in foreign governments. They identify the causes of the turmoil in the country as well.
What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader? Powers and ProblemsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students list qualities they believe made George Washington an effective military leader. They discuss difficulties Washington faced as Commander-in-Chief and how he responded to the difficulties he faced as the leader of the Continental...
Containing Communism AbroadLesson Planet
11th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn more about the policy of the United States to contain communism during the Cold War. The fifth installment of an eight-part series looks at primary and secondary materials about a challenging time in history. After analyzing the...