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148 reviewed resources for mexican-american war

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Native Americans: Thematic Timeline

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Native American history instructional activity, students follow the provided directions to create their own interactive timelines featuring resistance struggles of the tribes.
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American West: Lawlessness and Violence

For Students 5th - 6th
In this American West worksheet, learners read about the reasons for lawlessness and violence in the American West. Students learn about geographical factors, political factors, economic factors, social factors, values, and attitudes.
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National Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the Manifest Denstiny. They explore how the idea was evident in 19th century American maps. Students brainstorm the relationships between maps and national expansion. They review a map from 1816 that called for...
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The Election of 1844

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Briefly detailing the goals and issues within the Polk election and presidency, this presentation can help your students to bridge their knowledge of American politics and issues prior to the Civil War. It includes photographs of Polk,...
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Is the Media Part of the Story?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the role of the media in public opinion. They use the internet to research when the media has had an impact on war. They write an essay about their research and any conclusions they have made.
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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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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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The Gulf War and its Consequences

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the historical background of Desert Storm/Desert Shield. They determine that not all Americans were in favor of the Gulf War and examine the Gulf War Syndrome. They discover that another possible cause pertains to...
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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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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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Getting the Point!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the American cattle industry history. For this United States history and reading comprehension cross curriculum lesson, students read an article about the history of longhorn cattle, then answer comprehension questions...
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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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A Legacy of War -- The Gold Rush and the Foreign Miner's Tax

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the results of the Mexican War from both countries. They analyze the impact of a war for the losing side. They also compare the politics of the time of the Mexican war with those of today.
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History of Immigration From the 1850's to the Present

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the history of immigration from 1850 to the present.  In this American History instructional activity, 11th graders compare the 1924 and 1965 immigration acts and give a reasoned opinion on each.  Students...
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Manifest Destiny and the Commercial Conquest of the United States

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the role of commerce in the United States to help fulfill Manifest Destiny. They write commercials that could have been used by the Mexicans or Americans during the Mexican War.
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Manifest Destiny and the Power of Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the concept of Manifest Destiny and the United States. They analyze the Mexican War from the perspective of the Mexicans and the Indians. They write an essay about these different perspectives.
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Mexican Revolutionary Upheavals

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research the American Civil War. They analyze the serious internal disorders developed in Mexico due to the Imperalist interventions of the French Emperor Napoleon III. In addition, 7th graders write papers on the origins...
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A Lesson in Citizenship

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an American citizen? Lieutenant Colonel Commander William Barret Travis believed that it meant honor to country first—even above one's own life. Middle and high schoolers read his final letters from the Alamo that...
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Lincoln's Spot Resolutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a closer look at historical relations between the United States and Mexico. In this Texas annexation lesson, students examine primary documents authored by Zachary Taylor, James Polk, and Abraham Lincoln to consider why the...
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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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1975-1990: Accommodating New Immigrants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the history of Wisconsin's immigrant population focusing on Hmong communities. They read memoir accounts of immigrants and answer questions on the reading.
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Democracy

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the denial of rights to individuals in the United States.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders study President Roosevelt's Day of Infamy speech.  Students create a presentation on the denial of...

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