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World at War: How Did the United States Become a Global Power? LEARNING RESOURCE

Marines raise the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945.

Source: Joe Rosenthal/Associated Press

Grade Level Grades 9-12, Higher Education


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In this resource from World101, students will learn about the three wars that transformed the United States' standing in the world.

World101 is a free collection of multimedia resources on the fundamentals of international relations and foreign policy. Designed to help your students understand the essential issues, forces, and actors that shape global affairs, World101 aims to support teachers with its videos, charts, essays, and timelines that can easily be added to any part of your lesson plan.

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