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26 reviewed resources for british military strategy

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Battles of the American Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow, now here's a presentation that tells a story! Your class can follow along the battle lines of the American Revolution to learn key players, dates, and events that marked each twist and turn in the fight for American independence....
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One Of the Capable Generals of WW1 - Arthur Currie

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He may have had a suspicious past, and his pot belly certainly didn't reflect the image of a brave soldier but today, however, General Arthur Currie is considered a national hero in Canada. Currie made Canadian troops the pride of the...
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The Schlieffen Plan - And Why It Failed

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the Schlieffen Plan was actually quite rigid, which led to its demise? Young historians discover all the details about how the plan failed, as well as its historical context to the broader subject of World War I using...
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Revolutionary Boston

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students annotate core maps to explain either the political or the military situation in the British North American colonies, using Boston as a case study. They explain the British military strategy for suppressing the rebellion in Boston.
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The American Revolution: 1775 - 1783

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Track the ins and outs and wartime strategies used by both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Multiple comparisons are made between both factions, maps, statistical data, images, and light text is used throughout...
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How to Win a World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers are have begun to learn  the art of diplomacy with each other, but do they understand how diplomacy works at a global level?  The second in a series of four lessons, guides scholars in evaluating primary sources. The why...
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What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader? Powers and Problems

For Teachers 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...
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What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners identify the qualities of an effective military leader. In this Revolutionary War lesson, students view several Internet resources about George Washington's life. Student groups research one of four battles, and document their...
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What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader? What Are the Qualities of a Good Military Leader?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the military leadership of George Washington. For this military leadership lesson, students use Internet and print resources to research Washington's military experience and his successful military campaigns. Students...
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Military Tactics and Battle Plans Oh Boy!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare and contrast a Loyalist and a Patriot. After reading selected pages in the book, 8th graders use a graphic organizer to examine the battle plans of the colonists and the British during the Revolutionary War. They...
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Turning the Tide in Europe, 1942-1944

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the overall strategies pursued by the Americans and their British allies in the initial months of World War II in Europe. By examining military documents, students examine the decision to invade North Africa instead of...
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Victory in Europe, 1944-1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the overall strategy pursued by the Allies in the final moths of World War II in Europe by examining military documents and consulting an interactive map of the European theater.
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The American Revolution: 1775-1783

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Casting the American Revolution into a bright, informative light, this presentation details many key facts about the strategies and decision during the revolutionary campaigns. The latter half of the slides prompt viewers to examine why...
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The War in the South, 1778–1781

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class...
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The War in the South, 1778-1781

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the major terms of the Franco-American alliance and their importance to the cause of independence. The most important military engagements in the South are discussed and their significance for the outcome of the war noted.
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The Hundred Years' War (1347-1453)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Detailing the causes, strategies, and effects of the Hundred Years' War, this presentation will interest even the most reluctant historians in your class. Bright pictures and maps help to put the war into context and allow teachers to...
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Victory in Europe, 1944- 1945

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students articulate the overall Allied strategy for 1944-1945 and assess how successful it was. They explore the importance of the Normandy invasion to the Allied strategy, and the effectiveness of the bombing of key German cities.
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Give Me Liberty!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the American Revolution. In this Revolutionary War activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding the major battles of the war and make oral presentations regarding their findings.
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Revolution!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore events of the Revolutionary War and George Washington's role in them. They examine the forces behind the war and create timeline.
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North and South

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Civil War and the changes it brought to our country. They examine some of Robert E. Lee's accomplishments and the contributions he made as president to Washington and Lee University. They make a map showing which...
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Turning the Tide in Europe, 1942-1944

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students identify the reasons why the U.S. government decided to focus on the defeat of Germany and Japan and assess the wisdom of this decision. They analyze the magnitude of the U-Boat threat in the Atlantic.
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Battle of Britain

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, students read an article about the Battle of Britain and then respond to 8 short answer questions.
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Development of Democracy: American Revolution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the major events leading to the American Revolution and American democracy. They play the game Capture the Flag, read text and answer discussion questions, and complete a graphic organizer.
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Turning Points of the American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the major events of the American Revolution. Using the internet, they research the Patriot cause and complete a chart discovering the strengths and weaknesses of each side. They also analyze the contributions of...