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On This Day: The US Invasion of Grenada

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The 1983 invasion of Grenada was one of the first major military actions after the Vietnam War. The invasion took place during the tensions of the Cold War, making the stakes higher than what might be expected. Using President Ronald...
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Mapping the Pacific Strategy

For Students 7th - 12th
Why was the war in the Pacific theater so difficult? Show pupils how the US laid out its military strategy in the Pacific, such as island hopping, and avoiding Japanese military strongholds. With an informative video, viewers understand...
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United States Military

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stills showcasing active US military are linked together using songs with fast tempos. Consider having your class analyze these images and explain what kind of viewpoint the video's creator might have based on the images selected.
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Military Conscription in World War I: Alabamians Express Their Opinions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
If called, would you go? Should the US government have the power to impose a draft during any war? The Selective Service Act of 1917 (aka the Conscription Act of 1917) authorized the drafting of men into the military for only the second...
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US v. Alvarez

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Is it illegal to lie about military service? Discuss the ways the First Amendment affects the Stolen Valor Act with a lesson that focuses on the Supreme Court case U.S. v. Alvarez. As high schoolers learn more about the history of the...
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Life on a North Carolina Military Base in Wartime

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Investigators use a “Says/Means” chart to analyze and draw inferences from quotes taken directly from newspaper articles detailing life on an active military base in Greensboro, North Carolina during World War II. Individuals then use a...
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To Serve or Not to Serve : Japanese-Americans in the American Military During World War II

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
"To serve or not to serve?" That is the question facing participants in a debate about whether Japanese-Americans should have been required or allowed, to serve in the military during World War II. Beautifully crafted, the packet...
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WWII - Flying Tigers Bite Back

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Like a shark bearing its teeth, the US fighter plane demonstrated innovative tactics against the Japanese Air Force, threatening the Axis Powers and instilling hope in the Allied Forces. Watch these daring moves and learn about the...
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The Scramble for Africa: Ch 27

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This presentation is a gem. It begins with 20 questions aimed at guiding note taking and focusing student attention. Each slide or topic covered ties to one of the 20 questions. The class will learn about European conquest and need to...
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The Fall of the Roman Empire

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The Roman Empire rose and fell. Outline the failures in agriculture, economics, military, and government that weakened Rome, setting the stage for complete devastation as Germanic Tribes invaded.
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Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After 43 seconds of falling, a chemical reaction began in the bomb falling over Hiroshima. Within another few seconds, tens of thousands of Japanese civilians were incinerated, ripped apart, and left to die in their decimated city....
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An Age of Empires Rome and Han China: 753B.C.E.- 600C.E.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
You could use this resource in so many ways. There are 55 text and image-rich slides, each providing clear and easy-to-follow information on both the Han and Roman Empires. Life, urbanization, military, women's roles, society, politics...
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WWII - US to Arm Allies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before joining World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the military policy to lend-lease, meaning that the US would distribute artillery without requiring immediate payment. What are the benefits to changing this policy? What are the...
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P.O.W.: Products of War

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders are introduced to concepts of war through musical lyrics. They demonstrate and understanding of the role of segregation in US military policy and practice.
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Citizens to Soldiers

For Students 7th - 12th
What does it take to be in the military? An interesting video shows pupils the training and procedures used to turn civilians into United States soldiers during World War II.  
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Strategic Overview - Pacific Theater

For Students 7th - 12th
Battleships, airplanes, and island-hopping were just a few of the United States strategies during the battle of the Pacific. Scholars learn the strategies the United States employed to contend with the Japanese military in an engaging...
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Military Advisers in Vietnam: 1963

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did the beginning of the Vietnam War factor into the Cold War with the Soviet Union? As part of a study of American involvement in Vietnam, class members read a letter address to President Kennedy and his response in which he...
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How We Used the Moon to Send Radio Messages

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Cold War presented some communication challenges to the US military. Because the conflict was before the launch of satellites, scientists focused on the earth's natural satellite, the moon, the bounce radio signals. A video lesson...
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Evaluating the US Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While the use of the atomic bomb was the definitive end of World War II, the terrible weapons left new questions. Young scholars use primary sources and analytical worksheets to consider the implications of the fateful decision. Then,...
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Southwest Asia and the Indian Ocean: 1500-1750

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A lot can happen in 250 years. Cover the rise and fall of some of the worlds most interesting empires. The Ottoman, Mughal, and Muslim Empires are all covered in terms of politics, military, and trade. An amazing resource ready at a...
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China-Burma-India Theater

For Students 7th - 12th
How should enemy forces treat civilians during times of war? The video examines the Japanese military's treatment of Chinese civilians during Word War II. Learners gain a better understanding of lengths the Japanese military went to...
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Army Survival

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Intended as a reference tool for US Army personnel, this application can be used in a classroom that is studying historic and current wars or as part of an outdoor education or wilderness survival course. Some of the subjects addressed...
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A Full Military Experience

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders watch electronic field trip entitled Call to Arms, and simulate daily life of eighteenth-century soldier, including marching, camp building, cannon firing, and sharing common meal. Student groups form regiments by signing...
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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 1 of 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The most advanced carrier ever built, the George Washington, was christened in 1990. Weighing 100,000 tons, fully loaded, they are the muscle of the US Navy. Watch the christening, how the boat travels through water, and the long line of...

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