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25 reviewed resources for effects mexican american war

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Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War with this fantastic resource, a two-week unit of eight lessons on such topics as Manifest Destiny, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the annexation of Texas. The unit...
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Go Back in Time

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this social studies worksheet, students use a timeline to match each cause with its effect. The information is related to the Mexican-American War.
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Mexicans in the United States in the 1920s

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore what life was like for Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in the 1920s.  In this American history lesson, students watch videos and refer to multiple documents to draw conclusions as to what life was like for Mexican workers...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
An interactive resource covers all of the United States' most prominent and influential historic wars including the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the War of 1812, and the Korean War. Learners observe cause and effect as well as how violence...
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Corridos About the Mexican Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the meaning behind Mexican corridos. In this Mexican Revolution lesson, students discover details about the war and its leaders as they read, analyze, and write their own corridos.
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Tejana Military Members in World War II

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover who the Tejanas were and how they contributed to World War II. In this World War II lesson, 7th graders listen to their instructor discuss who the Tejanas were prior to researching the contributions of three of...
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The Civil War 1850–1865

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the American Civil War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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World War II Erupts Chapter Review

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this World War II worksheet, students review a chapter as they write 10 vocabulary words that match 10 descriptions, eliminate 4 false sentences, and identify 2 themes from the history of the World War II era.
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U.S. Mobilization

For Students 8th - 11th
In this World War II worksheet, students respond to 21 fill in the blank and short answer questions pertaining to the effects of the war on the homefront and the mobilization of U.S. forces.
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Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Follow Texas history from Native Americans all the way to the 21st Century. Teachers analyze the creation of a year-long course on Texas history and use a wide range of teaching subjects and materials to guide them through the state's...
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Failed Diplomacy: The Zimmerman Telegram

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders continue their examination of World War I. In groups, they read a copy of the famous Zimmerman telegram and discuss its effect on Americans. To end the lesson, they discuss how public opinion changed after it became...
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The Kanaka Village at Fort Vancouver: Crossroads of the Columbia River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils study the interaction between Native American and European cultures in the Pacific Northwest in the 1800s. They focus their study on the Hudson's Bay Company and Fort Vancouver.
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The Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas: Overcoming Adversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the photographs of Russell Lee and identify the obstacles faced by Mexican-Americans in Texas during the early and mid-20th century. They discuss the ways they overcame these obstacles and relate it to obstacles in...
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War and Expansion in the United States

For Students 6th - 8th
In this United States history worksheet, students explore the addition of new territory and the Civil War in the U.S. in the 19th Century as they respond to 8 short answer questions. In addition, students define segregation and explain...
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John Brown, Then and Now

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify some of the ways that the raid at Harper's Ferry influenced the Civil War. They articulate the different ways that people though about John Brown in the 1800's and how his persona may or may not have changed...
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Coping With Today's War: a Practice in Self-expression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the wartime life of the Iraqi people. They write and illustrate a newspaper that discusses the conflict of war, and shows examples of the Iraqi culture. In the newspaper, they also include a sports section, and letter to...
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The Impact of Technology on War

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine and discuss a Heroic Stories image. They research the role of technology on war, and create posters depicting technologies and their impact on history.
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WANTED: INFORMATION ABOUT THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE FIRST CALIFORNIANS

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students brainstorm what they think happened to the Native American population. They work in investigative teams and do a WebQuest. Their teams present the information that they uncover.
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Manifest Destiny Questions

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Westward Expansion worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer questions about America's vision of Manifest Destiny and its effects.
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The Cherokee: Trail Where They Cried

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners read the Trail of Tears about the Cherokee Nation removal and write a letter pretending they are the grandparent of a Cherokee child. In this Trail of Tears lesson plan, students understand the changing of boundaries.
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Fells Point's Role in Shipping and Trade

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the trade and military advantages of ships built in Fells Point.  In this American History lesson, 8th graders analyze primary sources.  Students create an encyclopedia of Fells Point. 
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GET THE POINT!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The student will measure the width of the horns on drawings of longhorn cattle and then convert the measurements from inches to centimeters and from inches to feet.1. Review with pupils the steps required to measure an item and to...
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California Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the California Gold Rush. For this Gold Rush lesson, 4th graders investigate the reasons behind the settlement rush to California. Students research various wagon trails settlers traveled, daily life during the...
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Immigration to America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine reasons for immigration to the United States in the 19th century. They role play as immigrants asked to write accounts of their immigrant experiences.