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95 reviewed resources for winston churchill

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Documents Related to Churchill and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners groups divide up into 2. One gathers 10 facts about FDR and the other gathers 10 facts about Churchill. On the board, they compile that facts gathered in two separate columns so they can compare and contrast these two men.
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Life after 1930: Review Game

For Teachers 5th
The Beatles, Teddy Boys, and Winston Churchill all have one thing in common. They are all part of British culture after the 1930s. Learners play an adapted version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire to answer 15 common-knowledge questions...
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George Orwell's Britain

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before reading anything by George Orwell, help your class better understand the author by studying World War II. Winston Churchill, rationing, and British propaganda are all addressed. If your class has an understanding of the time...
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WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Japan and the Atom Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Though the scientists who developed the atom bomb did not believe it should be used to end World War II, American President Harry S. Truman and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill were of like mind in their decision to drop the bomb...
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The Munich Conference

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, learners read a 1-page selection about the Munich Conference, examine a chart about the Axis and Allied powers, and then respond to 3 short answer questions about the information presented.
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The Cold War: How Did It Start? How Did It End?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a Cold War and a Hot War? Scholars research the beginning of the Cold War. They analyze diary entries as well as excerpts from various events during the 45-year standoff. To finish, they prepare final...
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The Cay Novel Study

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Winston Churchill once said, "War is a game that is played with a smile." This is how Phillip, the main character, once felt about the German invasion—it was exciting, surreal, and fun. However, it quickly became real when a torpedo hit...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson, Excerpt from “To Fulfill These Rights”

For Students 8th - 11th
"Equal opportunity . . . is not enough." Johnson's 1965 commencement address to the students at Howard University provides an opportunity for participants to see how education was a key element in his vision for civil rights.
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Contemporary: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The twentieth century was marked by two distinct forces: conflict and progress. Examine the ways that wars and technological competition, industrialization and decolonization, and all antecedent forces and relationships to this point led...
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The Role Of NATO

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In this NATO lesson, students research the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech, and the Berlin airlift and how they...
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The Cold War

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The Soviet Union's decision to block West Berlin from access by the Western allies began an international hostility that extended into the rest of the twentieth century. Class members examine both Harry Truman's and Joseph Stalin's...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Resistance and SOE

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Germany seemed to be unstoppable in the early years of World War II, but the tireless and sacrificial work of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) helped to steer the war in another direction. After exploring primary source documents,...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Deception and Bluff

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
World War II left the British desperate for help in any form—including in the form of a magician! High schooler conduct research on Jasper Maskelyne, a stage magician who used his talents to deceive the Germans on the war front, before...
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Camps

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Britain's decision not to bomb German death camps in World War II has provided many questions for historians, but with a primary source analysis lesson, high school students may be a step closer to finding out the truth. Learners read...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Bombing to Invade

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The D-Day invasion was critical to the Allies defeating Nazi Germany. However, they needed to make sure Hitler could not get resources to France to fight back. Should the Allies bomb the rail lines feeding the German army through France...
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The Cold War (America)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Cold War—with its roots in World War II—impacts the world today. Using an extensive curriculum, scholars consider its impact through primary sources, including speeches and propaganda, as well as other skills-enhancing activities. An...
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"Never, never, never, never give up."

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this interpreting a quote worksheet, students read Winston Churchill's quote, "Never, never, never, never give up," write their interpretation, and write an explanation about how it applies to their lives. Students write two essay...
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American Diplocmacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The end of World War II saw the world deeply changed over the last few years. Four thorough lessons explore post-war Europe, America, and Asia through reading assignments and discussion questions about the Grand Alliance and the signing...
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World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Offering a comprehensive overview of the beginning of World War II, this resource could be a useful addition to a unit on this topic. It could be used as a way to lead a discussion on the war, or as a review tool before a test. Either...
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"The Proper Application of Overwhelming Force": The United States in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the role that the U.S. played in bringing about victory in the two major theaters of the war in the Pacific and Europe. How the various military campaigns contributed to the war's successful conclusion forms the...
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Sources of Discord, 1945-1946

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From Allies to enemies within a year. Scholars research the falling out between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1945-1946 in the first lesson of a three-part series. Using primary source materials, group work, and interactive...
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The Early Cold War: 1947-1970

For Teachers 9th - 11th
With a combination of images, maps, and valuable information, this presentation is a strong resource for a history class that is coming out of a WWII unit and into a Cold War unit. Some points are outlined for students, while others are...
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European Colonialism in Africa

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The uglier side of European colonization of Africa is detailed in these slides, which include pictures and information about the Belgian Congo, the Dutch South Africa, and Britain's ongoing tensions with the Boers. Students will be...
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European Colonialism in Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine European colonialism in Africa with an image-driven presentation. Social Darwinism, King Leopold, diamond mines, the Boer War and The Berlin Conference are all discussed.

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