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The Life of Dwight D. Eisenhower

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A captivating activity uses images to help pupils understand the life of President Eisenhower. Scholars put the images in chronological order and read the captions to get a better understanding of the war hero turned president. 
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National WWII Museum

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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Smithsonian Institution

Vietnam

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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Interactive
DocsTeach

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 An interesting activity uses historical documents to highlight the differences between Eisenhower's public stance on D-Day and his private opinions.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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PPT
Curated OER

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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Education World

Every Day Edit - President Eisenhower

For Students 3rd - 8th
What do you know about Dwight D. Eisenhower? Learn about President Eisenhower while editing a half-sheet. Learners correct grammatical and spelling mistakes in the short paragraph.
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Curated OER

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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Curated OER

Message Drafted by General Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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PPT
Curated OER

Eisenhower's Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Good for setting the context for 20th century foreign policy issues, these slides describe key points in Latin America, the Middle East, the Far East, and Europe. US or World History classes will appreciate the concise list on each...
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Curated OER

Eisenhower: The Contentious 1950s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore 1950's America. In this American history lesson, students research the McCarthy hearings, Civil Rights, war fatigue, and economic issues of the decades. Students respond to discussion questions about topics.
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Curated OER

Learning to Ask Questions

For Teachers 1st
First graders analyze historical materials and create questions about Dwight D. Eisenhower.  In this question writing lesson, 1st graders ask and answer questions about the life of Eisenhower. Students write about photographs they view.
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Curated OER

Eisenhower & the New Modern Republicanism (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Eisenhower presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Curated OER

Eisenhower & the New Modern Republicanism (5)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, 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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Curated OER

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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Center for History Education

Civil Rights and Cold Warriors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three presidents, three views on civil rights. Scholars compare the administrations of President Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy to understand how each addressed the issue of civil rights. The lesson uses primary sources and graphic...
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National Endowment for the Humanities

American Diplocmacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The end of World War II saw the world deeply changed over the last few years. Four thorough lessons explore post-war Europe, America, and Asia through reading assignments and discussion questions about the Grand Alliance and the signing...
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PPT
Curated OER

World War II - The Allied Response

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Your class will benefit from this excellent presentation on World War II, and the Allied Response to Hitler's threat. The PowerPoint is packed with important information about battles, key figures in the war, and has an excellent...
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AP Test Prep
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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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Education World

Every Day Edit - D-Day

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this editing activity, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about D-Day. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.  
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Worksheet
Curated OER

President Dwight Eisenhower

For Students 5th - 6th
In this President Dwight Eisenhower activity, students read a 2 page article on the President, answer 5 questions with multiple choice answers and 5 short answer questions.
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Curated OER

D-Day: A Call to Courage

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students examine the events surrounding the D-Day invasion. They watch and discuss a documentary, answer discussion questions, conduct Internet research, simulate war correspondents going ashore, and create a multimedia presentation.
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University of North Carolina

Presidential Decisions During the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To begin a study of the Vietnam War, groups assume the role of a US president, examine primary source documents, and based on this limited information, must decide on the United States' actions during the Vietnam War.
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Curated OER

D-Day: June 6, 1944

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the preparations for the invasion of France on June 6, 1944. After viewing a clip from "The War", they identify the demands and concerns of all military leaders for this invasion. They use maps to examine the...
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Curated OER

Eisenhower National Historic Site

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities that go along with the study of and possible fieldtrip to the Eisenhower National Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA.

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