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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson will look at the partisan political issues which emerged in the election of 1864 around Abraham Lincoln's role as a wartime president...
  • Social Studies
  • High School
All of the major candidates for president in the 1824 election claimed allegiance to the same party, the Democratic-Republicans. What distinguished...
  • Social Studies
  • High School
The first lesson of a three part curriculum unit will examine the U.S.-Soviet disagreements regarding Germany and Eastern Europe. Students will read...
  • Social Studies
  • High School
In this four-lesson curriculum unit, students explore through contemporary documents the rise of animosity between the United States and Japan...
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Americans affirmed their independence with the ringing declaration that “all men are created equal.” But some of them owned African slaves, and were...
  • Social Studies
  • High School
At the close of the era in the 1780s, Native Americans were confronted with new concepts--citizenship, land treaties, a nation-state--with the...
  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson plan will examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how its...
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Although antiwar organizations existed even before World War I, it was during the interwar period that pacifism became the fastest-growing movement...
Legislating Neutrality, 1934–1939
  • Social Studies
  • High School
By the early 1930s Americans were becoming increasingly pessimistic about the possibility of preventing the outbreak of wars through international...
U.S. Neutrality and the War in Europe, 1939–1940
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Through a study of contemporary documents, students learn about the difficult choices faced by the Roosevelt administration during the first fifteen...