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The Spanish-American War

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
If you are looking for curriculum on the Spanish-American War, you just hit the jackpot! Find three options for teaching either a one, three, or five-day lessons. Learners consider why the United States invaded Cuba, and use primary...
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The Birth of an American Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A four-lesson unit focuses on American foreign policy in the late 1800s. Young historians examine primary source documents, conduct a WebQuest, and use a timeline activity to reflect on the impact of American imperialism in Cuba, Puerto...
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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 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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History of Modern Cuba

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Set the context for the often-strained relationship between the US and Cuba with this informative and entertaining presentation. From political cartoons to photographs of Fidel Castro and Fulgencio Batista, as well as heartbreaking...
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Ask a Scientist About Cuba's Biodiversity

For Students 6th - 12th
In a video interview Ana Luz Porzecanski, a conservation biologist with the American Museum of Natural History, answers questions about her work Cuba's biodiversity.
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Cuba On My Mind

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the Cuban society, politics, culture, and economy. As a class, they take a look at the Bush administrations policy on Cuba after reading "Embargo Remains Until Cuba Alters Policy, Bush Says" from The New York Times....
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Cuba-ism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the Cuban exile community's response to the ceding of power to Fidel Castro's brother. They read and discuss an article, conduct research on Cuba, and in small groups create a Powerpoint presentation.
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Cuba Embargo

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
President John F. Kennedy bought 1,200 Cuban cigars the night before he enacted the Cuban trade embargo in 1962. Should the United States maintain the embargo? Using the website, pupils explore the topic to prepare for a class debate or...
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Geography Now! Cuba

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, and Christopher Columbus called it the most beautiful place on earth when he landed there in the 1400s. It's known for its beautiful beaches, and it has stunning mountain chains. While...
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Pattern of US Cold War Interventions

For Students 8th - 11th
Exploring the patterns and themes between Korea, Cuba, and Vietnam, including pre and post-U.S. involvement, this lecture reinforces the concept of history repeating itself. Corrupt regimes, the emergence of Communism and redistribution...
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Bridging the gap between the U.S. and Cuba

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the events that led to the strained relationship between Cuba and the United States.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders create an illustrated timeline of Cuba-U.S. relations.  Students write an essay...
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The Heritage of Puerto Rico and Cuba

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the influences of the Hispanic culture in the United States. In groups, they read about the life of a slave in Cuba and identify the misconceptions are discussed. As a class, they define racism, read an essay and...
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U.S.-Cuba Relations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the history of United State/Cuba relations. In this diplomacy lesson, students research selected websites to gather information regarding various topics of significance between the U.S. and Cuba since 1868. Young...
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Cuba Student Learning Outcomes (2016)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Shared Resource Summary of course, Cuba: War and Peace. Students (8-12+) will understand the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, 1895-present.  Learners evaluate the role of geography, imperialism, slavery,...
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Cuba Lecture I: Pre-History to 1952 (2016)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Shared Resource Cuba: War and Peace Unit I PowerPoint presentation which informs students of the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, Pre-history to 1935.  Learners evaluate the role of geography,...
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Cuba Lecture II: 1952 to 2015 (2016)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Shared Resource Cuba: War and Peace, Unit II Powerpoint informs of the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, 1935-2015.  Students consider the causes and consequences of the Cuban Revolution, including the...
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Cuba War and Peace: Essential Questions (2016)

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students (grades 8-12+) will understand the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, 1895-present.  Learners evaluate the role of geography, imperialism, slavery, island ethnicity, resources and...
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Cuba History Essential Questions (2016)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Shared Resource Essential Questions and extended writing prompts for Cuba: War and Peace course. For use with text, Cuba: A History, and two accompanying PowerPoint lectures.
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Cuba War and Peace: Lecture I Pre-History to 1952

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students will understand the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, Pre-history to 1952.  Learners evaluate the role of geography, imperialism, slavery, island ethnicity, resources and power,...
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Cuba War and Peace: Lecture II 1952 to 2015

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students consider the causes and consequences of the Cuban Revolution, including the Batista regime, independence movements of Latin America and Cold War geopolitics. Particular attention is paid to the Eisenhower, Castro, Khrushchev and...
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Children Leaving Cuba

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore migration from Cuba to the United States. They explain reasons why people migrate to different places. Through guest speakers and discussion groups, 1st graders compare and contrast the experiences of Cuban families...
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Spanish-American War: 3 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why did the United States choose to invade Cuba in 1898? As part of a 3-day lesson, your young historians will first develop working hypotheses to answer this question, then work with a variety of historical primary source documents that...
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Refugees from the Caribbean: Cuban and Haitian “Boat People”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should refugees fleeing poverty be allowed the same entrance into the United States as those fleeing persecution? High schoolers read about US foreign policy in the late 20th century regarding refugees from Cuba and Haiti, and engage in...

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