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146 reviewed resources for mexican-american war

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Americans All, Let's Fight for Victory: Americanos Todos, Luchamos por la Victoria

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis activity, students analyze a  World War II propaganda poster. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions about the poster.
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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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Politics in a Multicultural Context

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the multicultural context of the political development of North America in the 1840s and the significance of the Mexican War on the political boundaries of the United States and Mexico.
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Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Dates

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
From 1500-2000, an interactive timeline details important events related to Latino Americans. Next, to each date are small, yet informative blurbs—some of which include videos. 
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire? American History

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What if your class could earn 1 Million dollars, just because they knew their American History? They can when they play this Millionaire style review game. They'll answer questions, phone their friends, and work their way through 15...
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Jefferson Davis- Mini Biography

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Did you know that the president of the Confederacy during the United States Civil War did not originally advocate for secession from the Union? Discover more interesting facts about the first and only Confederate president with this...
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Entering the World Stage

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this American imperialism worksheet, students review a chapter as they define 5 vocabulary terms in their own words, eliminate 4 false statements, and identify 2 themes from this era of growth and challenge in America.
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Jeopardy Style Review Game: Slavery/Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Slavery and the American Civil War are the focus of a history review game, which is great for learners in middle school. They'll determine the question that best fits each of 25 answers related to the North and South, the Compromise of...
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And Justice For All: The Trail of Tears, Mexican Deportation, and Japanese Internment

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils examine the many times in U.S. History in which a group of people were displaced. As a class, they discuss the differences between immigration, deportation, resettlement and internment. Using the internet, they research the...
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Mexican and American Views of Texas

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study the territorial status of Texas in 1830, 1840, and 1846 and interpret an historical timeline. They develop a general statement of Mexican and American views of Texas.
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Could the Civil War Been Avoided Through Compromise?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine whether the American Civil War could have been avoided. In this Civil War lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources to prepare to participate in a classroom debate that requires them to compromise to avoid...
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Texas and the Mexican-American War

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read articles about Texas and the Mexican-American War. Students then respond to 13 short answer questions regarding the articles.
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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 Mexican-American War, 1846-1848

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a research paper about James Polk's policy toward the U.S. claim to the Rio Grande. They visit the Brownsville historical sites and battlefields relating to the war. Students create a map showing the pre- and post war...
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Study Guide: Foreign Affairs in the Early Republic

For Students 9th - 11th
The early American Republic is what this study guide is all about. Kids will have no problem acing their next exam on early US history after completing this assignment. There are three vocabulary words, nine events, 11 important people,...
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Presidential Election 2004: Five Presidents' Calls for War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine five president's reasons for entering into a war. Using the text, they answer questions and discuss their answers with the class. They also examine President Bush's reasons for going to war in Iraq and how that...
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Westward Expansion and the War with Mexico

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars evaluate primary sources to develop their own opinions about Westward Expansion. In this Manifest Destiny lesson, students examine and respond to questions about Gast's painting titled American Progress Young scholars...
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Social Impact of War

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer where they list details detailing how women, African Americans, Mexican Americans, and Japanese Americans were treated during the war. Students also respond to 6 short...
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History of Immigration From the 1850s to the Present

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Statue of Liberty may embrace the huddled masses of the world, but has American society always joined in? After young historians read a passage about the history of American immigration in the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on...
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Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students demonstrate understanding of the ideology of Manifest Destiny, the nation's expansion to Northwest, and the Mexican-American War. Students understand national foreign policy.
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The Embodied Presidency Wilson

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students take a closer look at U.S. intervention in Mexico. In this 20th century history instructional activity, students examine primary documents to consider why the United States entered the Mexican War and then write DBQ essays on...
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Manifest Destiny and the U.S-Mexican War: Then and Now

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine why the concept of manifest destiny was important to Americans. They research perspectives on the Mexican War. They participate in a debate with their classmates.
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The Power to Persevere

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Joris Debeij's film, Making It in America, takes a look at Alma Velasco, a Salvadoran immigrant who was granted political asylum in the United States. The lesson gives a face to immigrants and their struggles to embrace the American Dream.

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