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Using Truman Trivia as a Springboard to Research and Oral Presentation Skills
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Students research Truman Library website and gather ten trivia facts. They prepare a short oral presentation on one of their questions, scoring each other on speaking and listening skills. Then they create a Truman campaign button.
President Truman 1949 Inauguration
18 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Chicago Daily Tribune, along with many Americans, did not expect Harry S. Truman to win the 1948 presidential election. Yet on January 20, 1949, he took the oath of office and addressed the nation as the 32nd president of the United...
The Truman Doctrine and Soviet Expansion
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What if the United States had not adopted a policy of containment of the USSR? What if the US had not adopted the Truman Doctrine or the Marshall Plan? After examining primary source documents that reveal American policy in the early...
Good Afternoon America: Truman’s First Public Address
9th - 12th
Students analyze Harry Truman's first speech as president. In this Truman presidency lesson, students examine the speech delivered to the American public upon Truman's swearing in to office. Students research the state of the country at...
Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
Dropping the Atomic Bomb The Decision That Defined a Presidency.
9th - 12th
Students examine historical evidence regarding the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students write position papers that identify their stance on the...